Scott Pelley to Replace Katie Couric on CBS News

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Katie Couric's replacement on the CBS Evening News will be Scott Pelley, a veteran journalist and 60 Minutes correspondent, according to reports.

Pelley is the choice of CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager, who became Chairman in February on the condition he could decide who takes the desk.

He believes Scott is well-liked and respected by his bosses, and just as significantly, there really is no second choice who appeals to CBS bosses.

Couric is leaving the desk to do a syndicated show at the network, but may maintain a news presence. What do you think of her replacement?

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Scott Pelley will soon replace Katie Couric as CBS News anchor.

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I love Scott Pelley. Scott is the best thing that ever ever happenedd to CBS Evening News and I mean that from the bottom of my heart.

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I like him better than her. Good luck, Scott.

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Are you kidding???!! Scott Pelley?? There was no one else?? Unbelievable