Former EVP and GM of CNN, Princell Hair, has just gotten a promotion at NBC. Hair has been named SVP of News and Talent for the NBC Sports Group. He was previously SVP of News Operations for Comcast Sports Group.

Hair, who has been with Comcast for the last 3+ years, will oversee all talent recruitment, negotiation and development for the NBC Sports Group, including NBC Sports, NBC Sports Network, Golf Channel, and the 11 Comcast Regional Sports Networks.

Hair was EVP and General Manger of CNN/U.S. from 2003-2005. Before that he ran News at the CBS TV stations, and has held leadership roles in local news markets including Orlando and Chicago.