Dickerson will replace former co-anchor Charlie Rose, who was sacked on November 21 after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.
"John's impressive track record and strong all-around journalism extends our commitment to real news coverage every morning at CBS News", Rhodes said in a statement.
Cider brand Aspall bought by USA beer giant
The company also produces and sells a line of organic hard ciders and vinegars, which Molson Coors plans to continue producing. The UK is the largest cider market in the world: a "substantial industry" that is enjoying value growth.
Naming Dickerson to the gig would signal the show is holding steady with its fluff-free format.
While CBS This Morning routinely comes in behind Today and ABC's Good Morning America in the ratings, the morning show has continued to grow its audience since premiering in 2012.
He joins fellow hosts Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King on the daytime talk show.
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Regarding that memorable speech, King said Winfrey wrote it herself with some assistance from an editor at O Magazine. Jones predicted that Winfrey would " never be elected president because the skeletons in her closet".
Dickerson begins anchoring on Wednesday.
Dickerson, also the network's political director, was named "Face the Nation" anchor in April 2015 following veteran Bob Schieffer's retirement. "Gayle and Norah continue to show tremendous leadership on our morning broadcast each day".
Tuesday happens to be the six-year anniversary of "CBS This Morning".
Rare snowfall in the usually hot Sahara desert
Last year's flurry brought chaos across the town, with passengers stranded on buses after the roads became slippery and icy. It is the second time snow has hit in almost 40 years, with a dusting also recorded in December 2016.
"This is a new beginning with an old friend", O'Donnell said. The network did not say whether he would continue hosting "Face the Nation". Dickerson has logged years covering politics for Slate and Time magazine, and spent almost 20 years in Washington covering the White House, Congress and economics. During the 2016 presidential campaign he moderated CBS News' two presidential debates and interviewed the candidates multiple times.