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Byron Pitts

Shakeup At 'Nightline'

AP | Posted 02.17.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News says Byron Pitts is taking over for Dan Abrams as a co-anchor of "Nightline." Pitts, the network's chief nat...

Byron Pitts Calls CBS News Out Over Diversity

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.02.2013 | Media

Byron Pitts has said that one of the biggest reasons he chose to leave CBS News for ABC News was diversity. Pitts will join ABC News, as an anchor ...

Byron Pitts Joins ABC News

Posted 04.01.2013 | Media

CBS News veteran Byron Pitts will join ABC News, the network announced on Monday. ABC News chief Ben Sherwood made the announcement in an email to ...

Byron Pitts On Overcoming Illiteracy, The Power Of Parents

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 06.06.2011 | Education
Earl Martin Phalen

As a child, Byron Pitts was functionally illiterate and spoke with a stutter. Today, he is an Emmy-winning Chief National Correspondent for CBS News and Contributing Correspondent to 60 Minutes.

The King's Speech: Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Byron Pitts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Byron Pitts

About a third of the way through The King's Speech I almost got up and walked out. Not because the movie wasn't compelling, but rather it hit too close to home. Like the late king, I stutter.