Kurt Davis is joining CBS News as vice president of news services. In his new role, he will oversee CBS’ satellite newsgathering organization, which provides content to the network’s 200 affiliates.

Davis comes to CBS from San Antonio, where he has been executive director of CBS-affiliated KENS for 10 years. He has also worked at local stations in Atlanta, New Orleans and Dallas.

His appointment is effective immediately. He will be based in New York. More in CBS’ official announcement, after the jump. Read more