Three years ago this month, Margaret Brennan was named moderator of Face the Nation. The CBS public-affairs program is in a favorable spot, finishing 2020 with an average of a Sunday-best 3,598,000 million total viewers. The show tallied a whopping 4.5 million viewers on Jan. 10, as viewers looked for Brennan’s take on the Capitol invasion. She has had a front-row seat for the torrid pace at which the news cycle now moves. “It’s been such a whirlwind,” Brennan said. “I think it’s been 10 years of news packed into three years of moderating.”
CBS’s Sunday morning news show Face the Nation is on a two-week winning streak and has seen a major boost in viewers amid coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s been heartening to see the choices that we’re making are resonating,” says host Margaret Brennan.
Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan talks about the new CBS Washington, D.C. digs, the new studio that will serve as home to both Face the Nation and the CBS Evening News her desire to expand her show’s mission into digital and podcasting.
Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan will sit down with President Donald Trump on Friday. Part of it will air during the regular Face the Nation broadcast Sunday morning, while the rest will be shown around 3:30 p.m. ET during CBS’s pregame coverage.
The CBS News senior foreign affairs correspondent will add moderator of the Sunday morning franchise beginning Feb. 25. She succeeds John Dickerson who moved to CBS This Morning last month to fill the seat formerly occupied by Charlie Rose.
CBS News correspondents are jockeying to replace John Dickerson as host of the Sunday morning show. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes was first up in the informal competition to replace him. Next up is White House correspondent Margaret Brennan.
Margaret Brennan today was named a correspondent for CBS News. Principally assigned to the State Department, Brennan will also serve as a general assignment correspondent based in Washington. Her appointment is effective in July. Most recently, Brennan anchored Bloomberg Television’s InBusiness with Margaret Brennan, a weekday program broadcast live from the NYSE that covered the […]