Jeff Glor Biography
Jeff Glor is an American Emmy-award-winning correspondent, anchor, reporter, and host working for CBS News. He joined the station in 2007, Glor is the co-host of CBS Saturday Morning and a CBS News special correspondent. From 2017 to 2019, he anchored the CBS Evening News.
Jeff Glor Education
After graduating from Kenmore East High School, a public high school in his hometown of Tonawanda, New York, he had to further his education. He joined Syracuse University ( the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications) to pursue his career course. In 1997, he completed his studies there and graduated magna cum laude with dual degrees in Economics and Broadcast Journalism. At Syracuse, he was awarded the Henry J. Wolff prize, given to the Newhouse student “most proficient in journalism.
Jeff Glor Career
Glor is an Emmy-award-winning journalist at CBS News. He co-hosts “CBS Saturday Morning” and special correspondent. In June 2019, he joined “Saturday Morning” and has traveled extensively to file in-depth reports that have become a signature part of the program. Glor and his team continue to expand “CBS Saturday Morning”‘s the unique profile from deforestation in Oregon, to earthquake recovery in Haiti, and to the impact of toxic waves of sargassum across the Caribbean.
During his tenure at CBS News, he has reported from every state and been around the world multiple times to cover the news. He has also been on the ground in the middle of Superstorm Sandy and many hurricanes including Irma, Florence, and Michael. Glor has covered wildfires across the West for years. In addition, he has reported the scenes of mass shootings in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Newtown, Connecticut, Santa Fe, Texas, Sutherland Springs, Texas, Parkland, Florida, and Thousand Oaks, California.
From December 2017 to June 2019, he was an anchor of the “CBS Evening News” where he helped lead the Network’s coverage of the two summits between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un of North Korea, in Singapore and Vietnam and the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh. During the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, he was the only network evening news anchor to report from the Middle East. He went to the West Bank and was in the middle of an extended clash between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protesters.
He conducted a two-part interview with President Trump before and after the Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in July 2018. Glor also interviewed French President Emmanuel Macron at the One Planet Summit in Paris, following President Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the 2015 Paris accord in December 2017. In addition to that, he spoke with Mr. Trump in Scotland and at the White House for two conversations that aired across all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
Glor brought back the iconic CBS News franchise “Eye on America,” while working as the anchor of the “CBS Evening News.” It features immersive reports on topics of national importance including suicides and church sex abuse scandals, mass shootings, and immigration. His investigative work is wide-ranging including a multipart report on problems at the National Flood Insurance Program that won the 2018 SPJ award for network investigations.
He filed reports from Alaska, Africa, Greenland, Ireland, and Newfoundland while working as the correspondent for “CBS This Morning” and “60 Minutes Sports.” From 2013 to 2015, his ongoing series of reports on the recall crisis at General Motors and Takata sent him across the U.S. to find information, stories, and survivors who were kept hidden from the public for years.
In 2010, following that country’s devastating earthquake in Haiti, he was one of the first journalists on the ground. He reported from Iraq in 2007 and 2008 and took time embedding with U.S. troops. In addition to that, he covered the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver and the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in China.
Prior to joining the CBS News team, he worked for WHDH-TV Boston from 2003-2007 as the weekend evening news anchor and a weekday reporter. During his working time there, he covered many national stories including the hearings on steroid use in Major League Baseball from Washington, D.C, the death of Pope John Paul II in 2005 from Rome, and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
Before that, he worked for WSTM-TV Syracuse’s 5:00 p.m. newscast as a reporter for the 11:00 p.m. newscast, a co-anchor from 2000-2003, and the morning news anchor from 1997-2000. In addition to that, he covered the crash of Flight 587 in Queens, New York, the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, and the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
His journalism career job began as one of the station’s news writers in 1997 while attending college. The Syracuse New Times named him “Best Male News Anchor” during his time in Central New York. He also served as a contributing researcher and writer on “The Legal Handbook for N.Y. State Journalists.”
Jeff Glor Age
Glor is 47 years old as of 2022. He was born as Jeffrey Todd Glor on July 12, 1975, in Buffalo, New York. Glor celebrates his birthday on the 12th of July every year.
Jeff Glor Height
Glor stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches.
Jeff Glor Family
Glor was born and raised in Tonawanda, New York by his father Bruce Glor, and mother, Karen Glor. He was brought up along with his two brothers David Glor and Richard Glor. His brother, Richard, is an expert on lizard evolution and is the Curator of Herpetology at the Kansas University Biodiversity Institute and Museum of Natural History.
Jeff Glor Wife
Glor is married to his better half Nicole Glab. The two met at Syracuse University and tied the knot in 2003. They are proud parents of their two children, a daughter Victoria Channing Glor, and a son Jack Thatcher Glor. The family lives in Greenwich, Connecticut. Nicole is a fitness instructor and former college cheerleader,
Jeff Glor Net Worth
Glor has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a correspondent, anchor, reporter, and host.
Jeff Glor Salary
Glor earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Jeff Glor CBS News
Glor works at CBS News where he works alongside other famous CBS News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- John Dickerson
- Seth Doane
- Tony Dokoupil
- Jericka Duncan
- Vladimir Duthiers
- Carter Evans
- Pamela Falk
- Major Garrett
- Catherine Herridge
- Caitlin Huey-Burns
- Ramy Inocencio
- Dana Jacobson
- Gayle King
- Ian Lee
- Lilia Luciano
- Michelle Miller
- Erin Moriarty
- Ed O’Keefe
- Meg Oliver