CBS Combines News And TV Stations, Taps Neeraj Khemlani And Wendy McMahon To Lead New Division

CBS is combining its news division and CBS Television Stations into one division, with Neeraj Khemlani  and Wendy McMahon named presidents and co-heads.

Khemlani has been an executive at Hearst Newspapers, Cable Networks & Digital Media; McMahon is the former president of ABC Owned Television Stations Group. They will report to George Cheeks, president and CEO of CBS Entertainment Group.

“This is an opportunity to create a news and information structure that positions CBS for the future,” Cheeks said in a statement. “It speaks to our ability to scale newsgathering, production, technical and operational resources to serve both national and local, linear and digital, with the agility to deliver trusted information to every platform.”

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