TVNewser AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Elizabeth Wasden Named Director, Communications for ‘The CBS Evening News With Katie Couric’

cbslogo_5-15.jpg

Elizabeth Wasden has joined CBS News as director, communications for “The CBS Evening News With Katie Couric,” the network said today.

Wasden joins CBS News from Forbes Media, where she most recently worked as director, editorial publicity. Prior to Forbes, Wasden served as a publicist for media brands including Good Housekeeping and Money magazines.

She will report to Jeff Ballabon, Senior Vice President, CBS News Communications. Wasden’s services are in addition to those of Matthew Hiltzik, who serves as Couric’s personal publicist outside of CBS. The appointment is effective August 2.

Mediabistro Course

Social Media 101

Social Media 101Get hands-on social media training in our online boot camp, Social Media 101! Starting September 4, social media and marketing experts will help you determine the social media sites that matter most to you, based on your personal and professional goals. Register before July 31 and get $50 OFF with early bird pricing. Register now!