Jeff Glor is the anchor of the Sunday edition of the "CBS Evening News" and an Emmy award-winning correspondent assigned to the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley."
He was named anchor of the Sunday edition of the "CBS Evening News" in 2012. Previously, Glor anchored the Saturday edition of the "CBS Evening News" (2009-2010) and "The Early Show" (2011).
Since joining CBS News in 2007, Glor has traveled extensively to report on domestic and international stories. He covered the Boston Marathon bombings, the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Hurricane Sandy's landfall in Atlantic City, and the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting. Glor also reported live from Norway after the twin terror attacks in 2011.
Glor was one of the first journalists on the ground in Haiti following that country's devastating earthquake in 2010. He reported from Iraq in 2007, when he was embedded with the U.S. military. Glor also covered the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in China and the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. In 2008, Glor was a lead member of the CBS News team that covered Pope Benedict XVI's historic visits to Washington, D.C. and New York City. He was also the primary campaign correspondent for "The Early Show" during the 2008 presidential election.
Before joining CBS News, Glor was the weekend evening news anchor and a weekday reporter for WHDH-TV Boston (2003-2007). While there, he covered many national stories, including the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, the death of Pope John Paul II in 2005 from Rome, and the hearings on steroid use in Major League Baseball from Washington, D.C.
Prior to that, Glor was the co-anchor of WSTM-TV Syracuse's 5 PM newscast and a reporter for the 11 PM newscast (2000-2003), as well as the morning news anchor (1997-2000). Among the national stories he covered while at WSTM were the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and the crash of Flight 587 in Queens, N.Y. He also reported live from Toronto when the Pope visited there in 2002.
Glor began his journalism career in 1997 as the station's news writer, while attending college. While in Central N.Y., he was named "Best Male News Anchor" by the Syracuse New Times, one of the 40 most promising professionals under the age of 40, and he served as a contributing researcher and writer on "The Legal Handbook for N.Y. State Journalists."
Born in Tonawanda, N.Y., Glor graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University in 1997 with a degree in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a degree in economics from the College of Arts and Sciences.