Cheryl Gould and Bill Wheatley have been named veepees at NBC News, following the recently announced exit of the No. 2 exec within the division, exec VP Don Browne.
Gould and Wheatley come from the news division and will report to prez Andrew Lack.
Gould, who was most recently acting exec producer of “The NBC Nightly News With Tom Brokaw,” will assist Lack in overall management of the division and all programs and policies.
Wheatley, who since January has been exec producing “The Brokaw Report” specials, will work with Lack in supervising operations on both a daily and long-range basis.