CBS Evening News anchor Norah O’Donnell’s pay package got slashed by more than half this spring amid a brutal round of cost cuts at the third-place network, the New York Post is reporting. According to insiders, CBS News re-signed the 48-year-old anchor in April with a yearly salary of $3.8 million — down from the previous $8 million — following reports that the network had been casting around for a replacement as O’Donnell’s ratings continue to sag.
Primaries are now well underway, and the 2022 midterm elections are a focus for news organizations already preparing for what’s certain to be a contentious 2024 presidential campaign. With that in mind, The Hollywood Reporter highlights some of the Beltway-based news personalities and executives poised to play a leading role in the months (and years) ahead.
CBS News made it official Monday morning: CBS Evening News anchor Norah O’Donnell has signed a new long-term deal with the network. CBS News and Stations co-president Neeraj Khemlani and O’Donnell announced the deal to CBS staff Monday morning on the daily editorial call.
Norah O’Donnell and CBS have secured a deal to keep her at the network and as anchor of CBS Evening News through the 2024 election “and beyond,” an individual with knowledge confirmed Friday.
White House correspondent Norah O’Donnell will team with Charlie Rose and Gayle King on CBS This Morning, replacing co-host Erica Hill.
The MSNBC correspondent becomes CBS’s chief White House correspondent and substitute anchor for Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation.