Jeff Glor

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This article is about the U.S. television journalist. For Swiss surname, see Gloor.

Jeffrey T. "Jeff" Glor (born July 12, 1975)[1] is an American journalist. He presents the Sunday edition of CBS Evening News and is a correspondent for the weekday edition of the CBS Evening News.

Glor was born in Tonawanda, New York, where he attended Kenmore East High School. He graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University in 1997 with dual degrees in journalism (from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications), and in economics. At Syracuse, he was awarded the Henry J. Wolff prize, given to the Newhouse student "most proficient in journalism".[2]

Glor was co-anchor of WSTM-TV Syracuse's 5 p.m. newscast and a reporter for the 11 p.m. newscast (2000–03). He was the morning news anchor from 1997-2000. He joined WSTM as a part-time producer while still attending college. Glor was named "Best Male News Anchor" by the Syracuse New Times, and one of the 40 most promising professionals under the age of 40. Glor was a contributing researcher and writer on The Legal Handbook for N.Y. State Journalists.[2] He served as weekend evening news anchor and a weekday reporter for WHDH-TV in Boston from 2003–07.

He joined CBS News in 2007, where he has covered a wide range of stories domestically and internationally, including the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, Hurricane Sandy's landfall in Atlantic City, the crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, US Airways Flight 1549's landing in the Hudson, the 2011 Norway attacks, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and the Iraq War (where he was embedded with U.S. soldiers). He has reported from four Olympic Games, including the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver for CBS. He was The Early Show’s primary political correspondent in 2008, drove cross-country for CBS's "Eye on the Road" series that same year, and reported on Pope Benedict XVI's visit to New York City and Washington, D.C.

Glor won an Emmy for a CBS Sunday Morning report in 2010. Also in 2010, Glor created and began producing the blog "Author Talk" at CBSNews.com A video version was launched in 2011.[2]

In 2012, Glor focused much of his work on longer-form stories for the newly launched CBS This Morning. He filed an extended report on the use of domestic drones in the U.S., conducted an investigation into alleged Medicare fraud at The SCOOTER Store, participated in the Army's sniper school at Fort Benning, Georgia, and profiled OCEARCH as they spot-tagged a great white shark off the coast of Massachusetts, a piece that was nominated for an Emmy.

Personal[edit]

A fan of the Buffalo Bills, on August 30, 2011, he interviewed the former Bills head coach Marv Levy on The Early Show.[3]

Glor and his wife Nicole (née Glab) live in New York and have a son.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Public Records Index Vol 2 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Jeff Glor profile at CBS News website
  3. ^ YouTube

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