Latest Sean McManus Stories

2011-02-08 11:09:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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...

2009-05-20 15:59:00

Monday, June 1 - New York, NY Hosted by ContentNext Media, parent of paidContent NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Sean McManus, President, CBS News & Sports Interviewed by Staci D. Kramer, EVP and Co-Editor, ContentNext Media WHAT: In the world of sports content and marketing, Sean McManus stands apart. He has led CBS Corporation's efforts in acquiring rights to the NFL,...

2006-02-16 01:39:41

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Longtime TV sports reporter Armen Keteyian will follow his boss, Sean McManus, to CBS News. The Emmy-winning Keteyian will become chief investigative correspondent at CBS News beginning March 6. He'll lead a new investigative unit being formed for the "CBS Evening News." Keteyian has spent the past nine years at CBS Sports as a features reporter, hosting Tour de France coverage as well as reporting from the NFL sidelines and courtside...

2005-12-02 16:29:56

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - CBS is trying to change the face of network news by luring Katie Couric, co-host of NBC's top-rated morning show "Today," to the evening news anchor seat vacated by Dan Rather, the Los Angeles Times said on Friday. Citing senior editorial staffers at both networks, the Times said newly installed CBS News President Sean McManus had determinedly wooed Couric in recent weeks to take over as permanent anchor of the CBS Evening News and that Couric was seriously...

2005-10-26 11:51:43

By Kenneth Li NEW YORK (Reuters) - CBS News on Wednesday named Sean McManus, head of CBS Sports, as its news chief, replacing Andrew Heyward, whose decade-long tenure was marred by controversy over a discredited report on U.S. President George W. Bush. McManus, who has served as CBS Sports president since 1996 and will retain the title, will replace Heyward on November 7. Heyward, who resigned, will stay on until the end of the year. Although McManus lacks the hard-news pedigree of...

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