In the year 2004, Scott made a very successful career move, i.e. joining the cast of America’s long-running newsmagazine 60 Minutes, where he has made an enduring impression, bringing in the show’s half of major awards over the years including 29 Emmys.
similarly, Scott’s news stories and coverage were groundbreaking and wide-ranging. Also, Scott has interviewed various leading personalities throughout his career, including Afghan president Hamid Karzai, George W. Bush, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahamdinejad and one of the brave Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden.
And in 2011, following the departure of Katie Couric, Scott Pelley was named the managing editor and host of the CBS Evening News & has since earned plenty of awards, which includes several Emmy, the Peabody, and the Edward R. Murrow awards.
Also, the annual salary of $7 million and an estimated net worth of $16 million certainly speaks the success of Scott Pelley in journalism.