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.”