‘CBS Evening News’ hires CNN producer as its EP

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CBS News has hired the former executive producer of CNN’sThe Situation Room” as permanent executive producer of “CBS Evening News.”

  • Jay Shaylor has been EP of CNN’s Wolf Blitzer hosted show since 2013.
  • He will start at the network next month and will be based in Washington, D.C.
  • “CBS Evening News” is currently produced out of New York, but will move to Washington in November.
  • Norah O’Donnell, who took over as anchor in July, lives in Washington as well.
  • “Evening News” hasn’t had a permanent EP since its relaunch, but Kim Godwin, an executive VP in the news division, has filled the role.