About Scott Pelley
Scott Pelley has been a reporter and photographer for more than 45 years. He is best known for his work as a 60 Minutes correspondent and as anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News (2011-2017). Pelley’s work has been recognized with three duPont-Columbia Awards, three Peabody Awards . and 37 national Emmy Awards bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Pelley is the most awarded correspondent in the 51 year history of 60 Minutes. In 2016, he received the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Pelley has been married to the love of his life, Jane, for 35 years. They have two children.
Truth Worth Telling
Scott Pelley introduces his audience to unforgettable people who discovered the meaning of their lives in the historic events of our times. Pelley writes as a witness to events that changed our world, including the collapsing World Trade Center on 9/11 and private moments with presidents he’s known for decades. He also offers a resounding defense of free speech and a free press as the rights that guarantee all others.
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