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Isham Named CBS DC Bureau Chief

From the Post:

    People familiar with the situation said yesterday that Christopher Isham, ABC’s chief of investigative projects, has accepted the job and that an announcement is planned soon. Isham succeeds Janet Leissner, who asked for a reassignment several months ago and will assume a consulting role at CBS, with an emphasis on politics. Spokesmen for both networks would not comment. …

    CBS’s choice suggests the network wants a different kind of bureau chief, one with a deep Rolodex and a natural instinct for tackling tough stories. But some at the network are questioning the decision to bring in a producer from another network with no Washington experience on the eve of a high-interest presidential campaign.

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