Award-winning journalist and anchor Natalie Morales has been named a correspondent for CBS News.
She’ll be reporting for various network shows, including 48 HOURS, CBS Mornings and CBS Sunday Morning. She will also continue to host daytime series The Talk.
Based in Los Angeles, she starts her new expanded role on November 1.
Before joining CBS in 2021, Morales was the west coast anchor of NBC’s Today, a correspondent for Dateline NBC and the anchor of “Behind Closed Doors with Natalie Morales,” a series presented by Reelz.
She was previously host of Access, co-host of Access Live and news anchor of Today, where she co-hosted the third hour.
Morales joined Today in 2006 as a national correspondent, reporting for all of NBC News’ platforms including NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt. Before that, she was an anchor at MSNBC.
She began her career in broadcast journalism in 1998 as a multimedia journalist at News 12 – The Bronx.
Morales, who speaks Spanish and Portuguese, was born in Taiwan and spent much of the first 18 years of her life living overseas in Panama, Brazil and Spain.