Quoting the press release:
“Sean McManus, who has served as President of CBS Sports since 1996, has been named President of CBS News and Sports, it was announced today by Leslie Moonves, Chairman of CBS and Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Viacom. The appointment is effective November 7.
McManus succeeds Andrew Heyward, who will assist in the transition and depart CBS at the end of the year, when his current contract expires.
In addition to his new role as President of CBS News, McManus will continue to serve as President of CBS Sports, which he has transformed into the Number One broadcast organization of its kind in the industry. McManus, who will continue to be based in New York, will keep offices at the headquarters of both CBS Sports and CBS News, although he will spend the majority of his time at CBS News for the foreseeable future.”
Here’s the rest of the release…
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