CBS News named Mark Lima, previously its West Coast bureau chief, to oversee its Washington bureau, part of a broadening of senior executives at the pivotal outpost.

The Washington bureau has taken on more importance in recent years, owing to a decision to move production of “CBS Evening News” to the nation’s capital in 2019.

As part of the moves, Mary Hager, executive producer of “Face The Nation,” was given the additional role of executive editor of politics. Matthew Mosk, a veteran of ABC News, was named senior investigative editorial director.

“We are investing in the future of CBS News by continuing to strengthen our newsgathering and investigative reporting – much of which originates out of Washington,” said Neeraj Khemlani, co-president of CBS’ news and stations unit, in a statement. “We are putting together a strong team ahead of the midterms and presidential elections, who will bring a fresh multiplatform perspective to their respective areas and continue to make CBS News a destination for top political reporting and exclusive investigations.”

Lima, who joined CBS News in 2020, takes up his new duties on January 17.  an accomplished, multiplatform news executive and award-winning journalist, will assume his new role as vice president and Washington bureau chief for CBS News on Jan. 17. He previously logged stints with Univision and ABC News. .

Hager, who has served as the executive producer of “Face The Nation” for more than a decade, will assume editorial oversight over politics. She joined the CBS News Washington bureau in 1991. 

Mosk will join CBS News on Feb. 7 and will lead the investigative unit based in Washington, D.C. Mosk spent the past 12 years at ABC News, where he was a senior investigative producer overseeing enterprise reporting about Washington and politics, including during the past three presidential campaigns. He helped lead ABC News’ Washington-based team, covering the Mueller investigation and Trump impeachments, and served as the senior investigative producer on the 2021 Hulu documentary “Out of the Shadows: The Man Behind the Steele Dossier.” Prior to ABC News, Mosk spent 10 years at the Washington Post. 

 Lorna Jones continues as deputy bureau chief of the Washington bureau, a role she has held since 2020.