Scott Pelley is an American television journalist and news anchor. Scott Pelley is best known as the anchor and editor-in-chief of the CBS Evening News and as a correspondent for the CBS news magazine 60 Minutes. He is also best known as the author of Truth Worth Telling: A Reporter’s Search for Meaning in the Stories of Our Times.
Scott Pelley was born on July 28, 1957. Pelley does that 64 years old as of this writing. His place of birth is San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. He later grew up with his parents in Lubbock, Texas. His father’s name is John Elmer Pelley Jr. while his mother’s name is Wanda Graves Pelley. Similarly, Scott has a brother named John Pelley. In addition, Pelley is of American nationality. He also follows the Christian religion. According to astrology, Scott has Leo as his zodiac sign.
Speaking about his educational status, he attended Coronado High School and graduated after graduating. Scott Pelley later earned his journalism degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock.
In 1975, Scott Pelley began his career as a broadcast journalist for KSEL-TV, a Lubbock local station. In 1978 Scott joined KXAS-TV in Fort Worth and later worked at WFAA TV in 1982. He also began his CBS career in New York City in 1989. Whereas an American journalist is also working on 60 Minutes, which is equivalent to CBS News Magazine.
After its inception in 1999, he left the White House to join One Hour II. Later in 2000 he held the first meeting with President George W. Bramble. Similarly, Scott uncovered the area of the collapsing towers of the World Trade Center that same year. He also began documenting reports for an hour on Sundays in 2003.
In addition, Pelley chaired a meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in 2008. It was the first meeting with a Fed chair in quite some time and broke a long-standing Federal Reserve convention. On June 6, 2011, Pelley was named anchor of the CBS Evening News. Also, an American journalist has written a book called Truth Worth Telling that all Americans read.
Awards and net worth
Scott Pelley has received numerous awards including 40 National Emmy Awards, 8 Edward R. Murrow Awards, George Foster Peabody Award, Gerald Loeb Award, Alfred I. DuPont Columbia University Award and Walter Cronkite Award for Distinguished Achievement in Journalism.
In terms of his net worth and earnings, he has an estimated net worth of around $16 million. Likewise, the annual salary of an American journalist is about $7 million. Scott Pelley made a huge fortune as an American journalist and news anchor.
Scott Pelley married his wife jane boone in 1983. Jane Boone is a former television reporter and advertising executive. Scott and Jane are blessed with two children, a son and a daughter. They are Reece Pelley and Blair Pelley. They are currently living a happy and comfortable life with their family.
body measurement and social media
An American journalist, Scott Pelley, has a height by 5 feet 6 inches. While he weighs about 57 kg. Apart from that, his body measurements like chest, waist and hips measurements, dress size, biceps etc. are not available in the media. Also, Pelley has a pair of black eyes and gray hair.
Regarding his social media accounts, Scott Pelley is active on social media. He has one Instagram Account under the name @scottpelley and has more than 3,000 followers. Pelley also has an official Twitter account called @ScottPelley and has more than 64,000 followers. Also, he has a Facebook account under his name, but he is less active on Facebook than other social media accounts.