Scott Pelley ousted from 'CBS Evening News' anchor role: report
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Anchor Scott Pelley is out at “CBS Evening News,” according to a Tuesday report in the New York Post. 

Sources told the Post that the 59-year-old Pelley's office was "being cleared out on Tuesday while the anchor was away on an assignment" for the news magazine program “60 Minutes." 

The Post report says that Pelley will remain with CBS News, however, in a permanent role as a correspondent for “60 Minutes." 

The Hill has reached out to CBS News for comment. 
 
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Pelley has been anchor of "CBS Evening News" since 2011 and has served as a correspondent for "60 Minutes" since 2004. 
 
"CBS Evening News" finished third, behind NBC and ABC, in the recent May sweeps in both total viewers and in the coveted 25- to 54-year-old demographic.