Norah O’Donnell to begin anchoring CBS Evening News on Monday

Norah O’Donnell to begin anchoring CBS Evening News on Monday

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The CBS Evening News is gaining a new anchor and managing editor Monday.

Former, longtime CBS This Morning co-host Norah O'Donnell is moving into her new role.

O'Donnell has an extensive background covering politics, including as CBS News' chief white house correspondent.

She's also a two-time Emmy winner.

O'Donnell says she's taking inspiration from legendary CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite.

"One of the things he said was journalism is what makes democracy work and I believe that more firmly than ever,” O’Donnell said. “I think people are hungry for and craving an independent, fact-based source for news."

You can catch O’Donnell in her new role Monday at 6:30 p.m. on WTOC.

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