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How a near-death experience made life better for CBS News VP

What 11-year-old has a makeshift TV news studio in his basement, or sits in school in front of a world map as though he’s anchoring “NBC Nightly News”? The vice president of programming for CBS News, that’s who.

In part III of our Media Beat interview, Chris Licht talks about how a lifelong TV news junkie, who suffered a mid-career brain hemorrhage, put life in perspective and is now better off for it.

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