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Owens named chief executive behind CBS' '60 Minutes'

Feb. 6, 2019 6:25 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Incoming CBS News president Susan Zirinsky opted for continuity on television's most popular news program, appointing Bill Owens as executive producer of "60 Minutes" on Wednesday. Owens has been executive editor at "60 Minutes" since 2008, and has been running it on an interim...

CBS News president steps down, replaced by veteran producer

Jan. 6, 2019 11:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS said Sunday that its news division president, David Rhodes, is stepping down following a troubled year that saw morning anchor Charlie Rose and the top executive at "60 Minutes" lose their jobs following misconduct reports, and is being replaced by veteran producer Susan Zirinsky....