Daily Variety cites sources who said that Amanpour wanted to work full-time for "60 Minutes," but there are no open slots. Even Dan Rather has had trouble getting on the Sunday version of the show.
Amanpour contributed five or six stories a year to "60 Minutes" while working as CNN's chief international correspondent.
"I have concluded that this unique arrangement has now run its course and therefore I have decided not to seek a renewal of my contract with '60 Minutes,'" Amanpour said in a prepared statement.
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