CBS News prexy Eric Ober announced yesterday a long-expected reshuffling of showrunners for his division's prime time news magazines.
David Verdi has been named exec news director at NBC News, where he will have responsibility for the full NBC newsgathering operation, the news desk and all national and international bureaus.
Joseph N. Cohen has been elevated to the newly created post of president and chief operating officer of Largo Entertainment, the company he helped chairman Lawrence Gordon set up as a joint venture…
ABC News has undergone its second significant change since Paul Friedman was named exec VP of the division. This time, veteran research maven Alan Wurtzel has been named to the newly created position…
Sally Van Slyke is exiting as Universal's VP of marketing effective March 1, the studio confirmed yesterday. While Universal management attempted to keep Van Slyke's impending departure under wraps…
Henry G. Plitt, 74, chairman of the board of Plitt Amusement Co. and chairman of the board of Showscan, died yesterday at his Beverly Hills home. Cause of death was pancreatic cancer.
Thomas A. Dorsey, known as the father of gospel music for his merging of religious music with the blues, died Saturday. He was 93.
Michele Anthony has been appointed exec VP of Sony Music, making her effectively second-in-command to president Tommy Mottola at the company.