CBS News has named a company veteran as the newest correspondent on “60 Minutes.” TVNewser reports that the company is adding Bill Whitaker to the show’s lineup.
The CBS News veteran, who joined the network in 1984, has reported from locations as varied as Los Angeles and Tokyo, covering earthquakes in Japan and the O.J. Simpson trials, the story notes.
CBS News Chairman and “60 Minutes” executive producer Jeff Fager said: “Bill Whitaker is one of the great veterans of CBS News. He has had a distinguished career covering just about every kind of story all over the world."