Three of CBS News’ top Washington-based journalists—Nancy Cordes, Ed O’Keefe, and Weijia Jiang—are getting new roles at the network. Cordes (center), who has covered Capitol Hill for 12 years at CBS News, has been named chief White House correspondent. O’Keefe and Jiang become senior White House correspondents.
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.