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Jim McGlinchy Serving as Interim Executive Producer of ‘CBS Evening News’

CBS JimLongtime CBS producer Jim McGlinchy is serving as interim executive producer of “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley,” TVNewser has learned.

The move follows the departure last week of executive producer Pat Shevlin who leaves “Evening News” for “60 Minutes.”

McGlinchy, who has been with CBS News for 41 years, has been senior broadcast producer for the show. He’s worked on the evening news broadcast for two separate stints; the first from 1993-2007, and then again starting in 2012. He started at CBS in 1973 as a desk assistant.

It isn’t clear whether McGlinchy is being considered for the permanent EP job, or when a permanent replacement will be named.

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Thomas Tillman Upped to Deputy Bureau Chief of CBS News DC

Thomas Tillman, a 22-year CBS News veteran, has been named Deputy Washington Bureau Chief. Tillman has been filling in for Jim McGlinchy is now Senior Broadcast Producer for the “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley.”

Tillman began with CBS in 1989 working as an AP for Newspath. He moved to Politics in 1992 and to the Washington Bureau. In 1998 he would join the special events unit, becoming coordinating producer in 2009.

“This is a great time to be working at CBS News and this bureau is a critical part of furthering the impressive progress we are seeing at the CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning and, of course, Face The Nation,” writes bureau chief Chris Isham in a note to staff. “I am confident that Thomas will be instrumental in making sure that our bureau continues to operate at its highest and most productive capacity.”