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Roll Call: CBS, NBC, Glover Park, Starbucks, and More

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Jim Lanzone has been named president of CBS Interactive as part of CBS Corp.’s acquisition of Clicker.com, the company Lanzone co-founded. Lanzone, who was CEO of Clicker Media, will now oversee global CBS Interactive operations. Clicker.com will join a CBS roster of sites that includes CNET.com, TV.com, and Gamespot.com.

Also in CBS news, Sonya McNair has been named head of comms for CBS News. She will oversee media and talent relations, as well as day-to-day PR and internal comms for CBS News, CBS Radio News, CBSNews.com, and the CBS News Polling & Survey Unit.

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Gollust and Pilot to Leave NBC After Acquisition

Comcast has announced the leadership team that will be in place once  its acquisition of NBC Universal is complete. As we’ve reported previously, comms and PR chief Allison Gollust will be leaving the company and Adam Miller, former president of Abernathy MacGregor, will join Comcast. NBC’s sales and marketing head Mike Pilot will also be leaving the company. Pilot and Gollust will step down at the close of the transaction.

Among the other changes, CEO Jeff Zucker will depart the company and Lauren Zalaznick will become chairman, NBC Universal Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media. Bravo, Oxygen, iVillage, Daily Candy, the Integrated Strategic Marketing Group, and other properties will report to her. The Integrated Strategic Marketing Group includes Green is Universal, Women at NBC Universal, and other initiatives.

The complete memo is available on TVNewser.