Jeff Glor, an Emmy Award-winning reporter, is the co-host of “CBS Saturday Morning” and a special correspondent for CBS News.
Since joining “Saturday Morning” in June 2019, Glor has traveled widely to file in-depth reports that have become an integral part of the program. From the impact of toxic waves of Sargassum across the Caribbean, to post-earthquake recovery in Haiti, to deforestation in Oregon, Glor and his team continue to expand the unique profile of “CBS Saturday Morning “. He’s also interviewed dozens of authors, making “CBS Saturday Morning” the number one destination for the best new books.
Since joining the network in 2007, Glor has reported in all states and has toured the world several times covering the news. He’s been on the ground amidst many hurricanes, including Michael, Florence, Irma and Superstorm Sandy. Glor reported scenes of mass shootings in Pittsburgh, PA .; Thousand Oaks, California; Parkland, Florida; Sutherland Springs, Texas; Santa Fe, Texas, and Newtown, Connecticut, among others. He has covered wildfires across the West for years.
As an anchor for the “CBS Evening News” from December 2017 to June 2019, Glor helped lead the network’s coverage of the 2018 midterm elections, Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Justice Brett Kavanaugh and two summits between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. from North Korea, Singapore and Vietnam. Glor was the network’s only evening news anchor reporting from the Middle East for the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. He traveled to the West Bank and was in the midst of a protracted clash between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protesters.
In December 2017, Glor interviewed French President Emmanuel Macron at the One Planet Summit in Paris, following President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris Agreement. That evening, he broadcast the “Evening News” live from the Élysée Palace, a first for an American channel. In July 2018, he conducted a two-part interview with President Trump before and after the Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Glor spoke to Mr. Trump in Scotland and again in the White House for two conversations which aired on all CBS News shows and platforms.
As the presenter of “CBS Evening News,” Glor brought back the iconic CBS News franchise “Eye on America,” featuring immersive reporting on topics of national importance including immigration, mass shootings, suicides. and scandals of sexual abuse in churches. Its investigative work is extensive, including a multi-part report on the problems of the National Flood Insurance Program which won the 2018 SPJ Award for Network Investigations.
As a correspondent for “CBS This Morning” and “60 Minutes Sports,” Glor filed reports from Alaska, Africa, Greenland, Ireland and Newfoundland. For the “CBS Evening News,” from 2013 to 2015, Glor’s ongoing series of reporting on the recall crisis at General Motors and Takata sent him across the United States to find survivors, stories and victims. information that has been hidden from the public for years.
He was one of the first journalists on the ground in Haiti after the devastating earthquake in that country in 2010. Glor reported from Iraq in 2007 and 2008, where he spent time with US troops. . He also covered the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in China and the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. In 2008, Glor was a senior member of the CBS News crew that covered Pope Benedict XVI’s historic visits to Washington, DC and New York. He was also the main campaign correspondent for the Network’s morning show during the 2008 presidential election.
In addition to his reporting assignments, Glor was a senior presenter on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news service, during its critical launch period. Glor was a presenter for the weekend editions of the “CBS Evening News” on Saturday 2009-2010 and Sunday 2012-2016. He anchored “The Early Show” in 2011.
Prior to joining CBS News, Glor was a weekend news anchor and weekday reporter for WHDH-TV Boston (2003-2007). During his stay, he covered many national stories, including the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, the death of Pope John Paul II in 2005 in Rome, and hearings on the use of steroids in the Major League of baseball in Washington, DC Prior to that, Glor was the co-host of WSTM-TV Syracuse’s 5:00 p.m. newscast and reporter for the 11:00 p.m. newscast (2000-2003), as well as the morning news anchor (1997-2000 ). Among the national stories he covered at WSTM were the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the one year anniversary of the September 11 attacks, and the crash of Flight 587 in Queens, New York. He also reported live from Toronto during Pope John Paul II’s visit in 2002.
Glor began his journalistic career in 1997 as a news editor for the station, while attending college. While in central New York, he was named “Best Male News Anchor” by the Syracuse New Times, one of the 40 Most Promising Professionals Under 40, and was a contributing researcher and writer on “The Legal Handbook for Journalists of New York State.”
Born in Tonawanda, NY, Glor graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University in 1997 with a double degree in economics and audiovisual journalism.
He and his wife, Nicole, along with their two children, Jack and Victoria, live in Connecticut.