Published Date   16th Mar. 2017, 15:20 pm
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Scott Pelley CBS career is what has made him an exceptionally well-known and well-followed celebrity on screen. He is an American television report whose work for the CBS has attained him a lot of fame and net worth over the years. Scott Pelley is known for his direct style, mixed up with some humor and his immaculate correspondence skills. He has been actively involved in the journalism fraternity since 1975.


Scott Pelley CBS career has made him extremely famous amongst his fans. He is the Managing Editor of CBS News Magazine and also for 60 minutes since the year 2004. He has also worked as a correspondent for 60 Minutes II. He is the former CBS News Chief Correspondent too.


Scott Pelley was born on the 28th of July, 1957. Scott Pelley age as of now is 59 years and he was born in San Antonio, Texas.

Early Life and Education

Scott Pelley was brought up in Lubbock. He was enrolled in the Coronado High School for his education and started working at the mere age of 15. He graduated with a major in journalism from the Texas Tech University.

Career and Net Worth

Scott Pelley career started at the mere age of 15 when he worked as a copyboy for Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. His career as a broadcast journalist started off with the KSEL-TV on 1975. He moved on to become a part of the KXAS-TV. Scott Pelley CBS career started off only after he became a part of the WFAA-TV where he worked for seven years.

Scott Pelley CBS career started in the year 1989 in the New York City. He covered the 1900/1991 Gulf War and reported in Baghdad. He also covered the 1992 presidential campaigns. Scott Pelley CBS career also included working as a CBS News Chief White House Correspondent. He left, to join 60 Minutes II. His work has also involved doing features for Afghanistan and Iraq.

Scott Pelley CBS career also includes major war reporting from several locations around the world. He became the anchor of CBS Evening News on 2011. After Scott Pelley CBS career started, he helped a lot to increase the viewer number of CBs by an exponential level. His very own show called The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley started off on 2015. This show has had CBS’ highest rating in the time period of 10 years. Scott Pelley net worth has increased considerably over the past years because of this matter. Scott Pelley net worth is a whopping 15 million dollars and is surely set to increase more in the days to come. Scott Pelley is a highly appraised journalist who is surely set to attain more name, fame, and money in the years to come.

Personal Life and Spouse

Scott Pelley has been married and his personal life and the details of his marriage have been of concern to a huge chunk of his fans. Scott Pelley Jane Boone relationship has been followed avidly by his fans. Scott Pelley Jane Boone relationship has sparked interest in many, as Jane is a former Channel 5 reporter. The couple got married on the SMU Campus on 1983 and have been together ever since.

Scott Pelley has two children with his wife Jane. His son is named Reece Pelley and his daughter is named Blair Pelley. The couple seems to be getting along pretty well, with no signs of an imminent split between them.

Scott Pelley seems to be a travel enthusiast and often posts pictures of himself and his family visiting several locations around the world.

Awards, Achievements, and Recognition

Scott Pelley is a recognizable and a highly regarded personality on the field of journalism, needless to state, he has been the recipient of many awards in the past. Scott Pelley and his team are the recipients of the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award. Scott Pelley CBS career has also rewarded him the George Foster Peabody Award. He and his team have won it for three times in total. Apart from that, his team has also won the George Polk Award.

Scott Pelley has been the correspondent of the team that has won a total of 33 national Emmy Awards to date. His team has also won the Edward R. Murrow Awards as well as the Texas Tech Alumni Association Awards. He is also the recipient of the 2016 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Scott Pelley twitter and other social media networking accounts are extremely famous amongst his fans. Scott Pelley twitter account showcases the details of his personal life and he takes to the social media to share personal moments with friends and family. His twitter account is followed by a huge chunk of his fan population.

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