Current Events with Charlie Rose
In this adaptable presentation, Mr. Rose addresses the most salient issues of the day from his own unique perspective, developed over years of first person interviews with the biggest newsmakers.
Charlie Rose is anchor and executive editor of Charlie Rose, the nightly one-hour program that engages in one-on-one, in-depth conversations and round-table discussions, and Charlie Rose: The Week, chronicling the best stories and interviews of the past seven days. He also co-anchors CBS This Morning and Person To Person, and is a contributing correspondent to 60 Minutes.
Rose won a Peabody award for his September 2013 sit-down with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that made worldwide headlines. Since appearing on "CBS This Morning," the program has become the fastest growing morning news broadcast in the U.S.
“Charlie Rose” appears nightly on PBS and in primetime on Bloomberg Television in the United States and around the world. Its round oak table and simple black backdrop provide an intimate atmosphere for intelligent conversation. Rose has engaged an extraordinary range of interviewees for "Charlie Rose," from the worlds of politics, literature, the visual and performing arts, science, business and sports. His guests have included Nelson Mandela, Yitzhak Rabin, Clinton, Bill Gates, Toni Morrison and Martin Scorsese, among hundreds of others.
He was a correspondent for 60 Minutes II during its six and a half seasons. He interviewed a divergent group of people on that news magazine, including President Bill Clinton, Madonna, Jodie Foster, Carlos Santana and the Dave Matthews Band. He has presented profiles ranging from a professor of psychiatry who suffers from the very illness she treats, manic-depression, and a man who is leading the fight to find a treatment for ALS, from which his brother suffers, to Robert Parker, the most influential wine critic in the world.
Before launching his PBS program, Rose worked for CBS News (1984-90) as the anchor of Nightwatch, the network's first late-night news broadcast. He won a 1987 Emmy Award for his interview with convicted mass murderer Charles Manson. He also occasionally served as a substitute anchor for Face The Nation, the CBS Morning News, CBS This Morning and Newsbreak, and he reported for 48 Hours.
Rose created, produced and hosted The Charlie Rose Show for KXAS-TV Dallas/Ft. Worth (1979-81) and secured its national syndication in 1981 by moving the program to Washington, D.C., where it was broadcast on WRC-TV, the NBC owned station (1981-84). He also hosted and produced a daily hour-long talk show, co-hosted AM/Chicago for WLS-TV Chicago (1978-79) and served as a correspondent for NBC News in Washington (1976-77).
Rose was the executive producer of the PBS series Bill Moyers' Journal (1975-76) and served as a correspondent for USA: People and Politics, Moyers' weekly PBS series on the 1976 political campaign, for which Rose received a Peabody Award. He entered television journalism full-time as managing editor of Bill Moyers' International Report on PBS (1974-75).
Rose was born on Jan. 5, 1942, in Henderson, N.C., and was graduated from Duke University in 1964 with a bachelor's degree in history and from the Duke University School of Law in 1968. He also attended the New York University Graduate School of Business. He lives in New York City and Long Island, N.Y.