CBS News hires former NBC prez

Formerly the president of NBC NewsSteve Capus will soon join the ranks of CBS as executive producer for CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley as well as executive editor for CBS News overall. Capus served as president of NBC News from 2005 to 2013. Now that he's returned to news, in his evening producer role he'll be in direct competition with former colleague Brian Williams while in his editor role he'll be serving as a resource for the entire news organization.

"Thrilled to be joining @CBSNews," Capus shared on Twitter. "I've long admired work done by the talented teams @CBSEveningNews. Grateful for the opportunity."

 Anthony Quintano with Re/code responded, "Congratulations @SteveCapus! Looking forward to seeing what you do at @CBSEveningNews especially with social." And now, so are we!

Don’t forget - if you change your job in journalism or move to a different news organization, be sure to email Kirsten (kirsten [at] sawhorsemedia [dot] com) so we can reflect your new title. News job changes only, please! Thanks!

 

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