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Changes Behind the Scenes at ‘CBS This Morning’

ctmAs he promised in a note to his staff earlier this week, “CBS This Morning” EP Chris Licht is changing things up behind the scenes at the fast-growing morning show.

In addition to Cari Strassberg jumping from “GMA” to “CTM,” the show is also bringing on Diana Miller as Senior Producer of the 8am hour. She joins from WCBS. Eric Bloom becomes Senior Producer of the 7a hour and John Peck has been named Senior Producer of the on-air operation.

Adam Verdugo, who is joining CBS from NBC’s “Meet the Press” will head up the show’s Los Angeles team while Sandy Gleysteen will move to New York to coordinate special coverage and taped pieces.

Matt Glick, a former longtime “Today” show producer who joined “CTM” in 2012 to oversee guest bookings, will be leaving the show.

“You all work so hard to make CBS This Morning a quality, compelling broadcast,” Licht writes in a note to the staff. “This senior team is here to help you keep the momentum going.”

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Sandy Gleysteen Named Senior Producer of ‘CBS This Morning’ LA Unit

Sandy Gleysteen will join “CBS This Morning” next month as senior producer for the show’s Los Angeles unit, executive producer Chris Licht announced today.

Gleysteen, who will oversee all of the west coast editorial planning for “This Morning,” is a longtime veteran of NBC News, where she spent more than 20 years in various production roles. From 1995-2007, she was the west coast producer for “Dateline.” Most recently, she was an independent producer in Los Angeles.

“This is a hugely important position as we continue to grow the quality of this broadcast,” Licht wrote in a memo to staffers. “We really took our time finding the right fit.”

Read the full memo after the jump.

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