MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Bob Schieffer,”Face The Nation” host and ‘CBS News’ Chief Washington Correspondent announced his retirement on Wednesday.READ MORE: Parkland first responder weighs in on Uvalde massacre: ‘It’s gut wrenching’
Schieffer has been with ‘CBS News’ for 46 years and has also been the moderator of the Sunday show “Face the Nation” for 24 years.
He announced his retirement at a symposium at Texas Christian University.READ MORE: Residents fed up with Biscayne Bay parties
Shortly after his announcement, Schieffer tweeted, “Great talking journalism at @tonight. Also really happy to be in my hometown, where it all started, to announce my retirement.”
According to CBS News, he is set to retire this summer.MORE NEWS: 'Hidden Worlds': An immersive voyage into deepest oceans & mesmerizing mangroves through state-of-the-art technology