Media Reacts To Death Of CBS News Journalist Bob Simon
Major media personalities react to the death of Bob Simon, veteran journalist and longtime CBS correspondent.By Mikah Sargent | February 12, 2015
You could see the sorrow on Scott Pelley's face Wednesday as he informed viewers of "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon's death.
"Our colleague, Bob Simon, of '60 Minutes' was 73 years old," said Scott Pelley on CBS.
Simon, a multiple Emmy and Peabody award-winning journalist, was killed in a car crash in New York City Wednesday. He was 73 years old.
Major media outlets across the country shared thoughts and condolences for Simon and his family.
"We have breaking news tonight here in New York City — very sad news. CBS News tonight has announced the death of long time correspondent Bob Simon, whose career spanned five decades," said Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC.