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Changes at CBS Craig Thomas

Sean McManus, who has served as president of CBS News and Sports since 2005, has been promoted to the position of Chairman, CBS Sports.  In this role, he will focus on the expanding portfolio of sports properties across all CBS Sports operations. The announcement was made today by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of CBS Corporation.

In assuming this new position, McManus will step down from his role as President of CBS News.  In a separate announcement, CBS promoted Jeff Fager, Executive Producer of 60 MINUTES, to the position of Chairman of CBS News; and David Rhodes, former head of U.S. Television for Bloomberg, to President of the News Division.