In 2011, early in his run as anchor of the CBS Evening News, Scott Pelley would internally call the broadcast the CBS Evening News with All of Us. In fact, there are signs still up at CBS News headquarters that say just that.
This week, Pelley recorded an essay about the dangers faced by his colleagues, at CBS News and beyond. “There are many hazardous professions — our police officers, firemen, the armed forces. Journalism is another,” said Pelley, who lauded fellow journalists who put their lives on the line to report a story. “Thirteen men and women of CBS News have died in the line of duty since 1947. Worldwide this year, 69 journalists have been killed on the job,” said Pelley. WATCH: