She began her career as part of the first wave of women TV newscasters in the 1970s and rose through the ranks to news director and into management.
Steve Kroft, the longest-tenured 60 Minutes correspondent, will retire at the end of his 30th season on the iconic newsmagazine. His last piece — about what could be the biggest money laundering scheme ever — will air Sunday on the show’s 51st season finale. Kroft, 73, will announce his plan to step down at the conclusion of the broadcast. In September 60 Minutes will air a retrospective of Kroft’s 50-year career in journalism.