Andy Rooney Stepping Down from '60 Minutes' Role

September 27, 2011 Updated Sep 27, 2011 at 5:52 PM EDT

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Andy Rooney Stepping Down from '60 Minutes' Role

September 27, 2011 Updated Sep 27, 2011 at 5:52 PM EDT

Andy Rooney is stepping down from his regular role as essayist on the CBS news program "60 Minutes" after more than 30 years, according to a USA Today report.

Rooney, 92, has been featured on the show since 1978. He will make the announcement at the end of this Sunday's program, according to the report.

Read the USA Today story HERE.

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