A familiar on-air personality at CBS News is leaving the network, TVNewser.com reports. "CBS Evening News" weekend anchor Russ Mitchell is retiring to local news, the story reports.
Mitchell will join NBC affiliate WKYC-TV in Cleveland, where he will serve as managing editor of evening news and lead anchor for the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts, the story says.
His departure comes as CBS is preparing "CBS This Morning." Mitchell has also served as co-anchor of the Saturday edition of "The Early Show" for the past year, the article notes.