CBS Shuffles News, Sports Executive Hierarchy
February 8, 2011 at 1:33 PM (PT)
CBS has rearranged its executive hierarchy, the L.A. TIMES reports. CBS NEWS and CBS SPORTS Pres. SEAN MCMANUS has been moved to Chairman of just the Sports division, while "60 MINUTES" Exec. Producer JEFF FAGER is promoted to chairman of the News Division and DAVID RHODES leaves BLOOMBERG NEWS to be President of its News arm.
On top of overseeing its coverage of the NFL, the NCAA college basketball tournament and PGA golf, MCMANUS will also head up cable channels COLLEGE SPORTS NETWORK and SHOWTIME's sports programming. FAGER and RHODES will focus on the network's morning and evening news shows, as well a lead news anchor KATIE COURIC, whose contract is up later this spring.