Scott Simon is one of America’s most admired writers and broadcasters. He has reported from all 50 states, five continents and 10 wars -- from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.
He is now the award-winning host of Weekend Edition Saturday and Special Contributor to CBS Sunday Morning. With over 4 million listeners Weekend Edition is the most-listened-to news program on NPR. Simon has won a Peabody and an Emmy for his reporting and also has over 1.2 million followers on Twitter.
His most recent book, "My Cubs: A Love Story," is Simon’s love letter to the Chicago Cubs, World Series winners for the first time in over a century.