John Hamlin To CMT
June 25, 2007 at 10:40 AM (PT)
CMT has announced that EMMY award-winning producer JOHN HAMLIN has joined the network as SVP/Production & Development. HAMLIN will be based in NASHVILLE and will report to CMT head of development BOB KUSBIT. HAMLIN brings more than 25 years of television experience to the position, including 15 years as a producer for the CBS NEWS' award-winning show "60 Minutes," where he was responsible for both editorial and production content with journalists MIKE WALLACE, ED BRADLEY, STEVE KROFT, BOB SIMON and ANDERSON COOPER.
CMT Exec. VP/GM BRIAN PHILIPS said, "JOHN is a terrific addition to the CMT/MTVN family. His years of experience on one of TV's finest and most credible shows, combined with his enduring relationships within the music industry, will serve us well as we continue to expand our original programming." HAMLIN will begin his new post in late JULY.