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CBS Announces Coverage Plans for the Democratic and Republican National Conventions

Coverage Begins on CBS in the 10 p.m. ET Hour on July 21

CBS News’ coverage of the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions will feature Scott Pelley, Charlie Rose, Norah O’Donnell, Gayle King and CBS News Political Director John Dickerson from Cleveland and Philadelphia on all four nights of both conventions, on July 18 to July 21 and July 25 to July 28 at 10 p.m. ET. They will be positioned at, or near, the convention floor and in prime locations throughout the hall to provide original reporting and interviews with key newsmakers.

Included will be coverage from CBS News Correspondents Nancy Cordes, Major Garrett, Julianna Goldman, Jeff Pegues and DeMarco Morgan; and Josh Elliott, Vladimir Duthiers and Elaine Quijano of CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 digital news service. Also featured will be CBS News Contributor Bob Schieffer; CBS News Contributor and Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan; CBS News Political Analyst and Slate magazine’s chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie; and CBS News Contributor and chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine Mark Leibovich.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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