Veteran broadcast journalist Mike Wallace has died, according to CBS News.

He was 93 years old and and had been in declining health in recent years.

Wallace was a correspondent on the CBS News program “60 Minutes,” since its premiere in 1968 where he earned a reputation as one of the toughest interviewers in the business.

 He spent 38 seasons with the program before announcing his retirement in 2006.

It’s another big loss for the CBS News family after the death of Andy Rooney who died at the age of 92 on Nov. 5, 2011.