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CBS News has named Major Garrett its Chief White House Correspondent, filling a slot vacated by Norah O'Donnell when she assumed hosting duties at CBS This Morning. Garrett has spent more time at the White House than Franklin Delano Roosevelt, serving eight years as Chief White House Correspondent for Fox News, and covering the White House during two administrations for CNN.
Garrett did reporting on the Obama/Romney presidential race for CBS. He will continue to write a column for The National Journal, which he joined after leaving Fox News in 2010. Garrett has a solid newspaper background, having worked for The Houston Post, Washington Times, Las Vegas Review Journal and Amarillo Globe News. He also is a former Congressional beat writer for U.S. News & World Report.