CBS has plucked Mitch Graham from his publicity director position to make him vice president of alternative programming, reporting to exec veep of alternative Chris Castallo.
Graham will oversee CBS’ current reality slate, including “Survivor,” “The Amazing Race,” “Big Brother” and “Undercover Boss,” while participating in future unscripted development.
“As a publicist who has long and deep roots in all of our franchises, there wasn’t a more valuable candidate than Mitch,” said Castallo. “As our go-to guy for many years, his established relationships with our producers will be invaluable going forward.”
Recently, Graham led the publicity campaign for CBS summer series “Under the Dome.” He joined CBS in 1999.
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