It’s Official: Scott Pelley to Replace Katie Couric

'60 Minutes' reporter will take over the 'CBS Evening News'

Scott Pelley will take over Katie Couric’s chair at the CBS Evening News, the network confirmed in a statement Tuesday. Pelley will begin anchoring the broadcast (which will be renamed the CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley) on June 6.

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