Gayle King is poised to signal a brand new multimillion-dollar contract to remain at CBS Information.
Insiders imagine King — who already has a $5.5 million-a-year deal — is way wanted on struggling “CBS This Morning,” as information chiefs try to spice up the present’s plunging scores.
In the meantime, all negotiations over whether or not her co-host Norah O’Donnell will exchange Jeff Glor on “CBS Night Information” are on maintain till King’s deal is signed, Web page Six has realized.
GAYLE KING WANTS ‘GEORGE STEPHANOPOLOUS MONEY’ TO STAY ON ‘CBS THIS MORNING’
O’Donnell needs to maneuver the present to Washington, D.C., however we’re advised: “All the pieces has gone very quiet. Nothing can be finished till Gayle has signed her contract. It seems to be seemingly that she’s staying — however we don’t know what the holdup is.” CBS Information workers are on tenterhooks about the potential for the “Night Information” HQ transferring to DC.
“Everyone seems to be burdened — they wish to know what’s taking place,” stated an insider.
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King just lately impressed with her much-lauded interview with R. Kelly. If she stays, King needs to know that CBS Information president Susan Zirinsky will make “This Morning” extra aggressive, associates say.
Requested if she’s staying, King advised The Related Press just lately: “Ooh, that’s a very good query. All I can say is I actually love my job. And I believe it’s type of silly to foretell the long run.”