- Alturo Rhymes appointed as Executive Producer of Daily News
- Jim Axelrod to lead newly expanded ‘Eye on America’ unit
- CBS News aims to streamline decision-making process and enhance storytelling
CBS News is making significant changes to its news coverage with the appointment of Alturo Rhymes as the Executive Producer of Daily News and the expansion of the ‘Eye on America’ franchise under the leadership of Jim Axelrod. The network aims to centralize its newsgathering efforts, streamline decision-making, and deliver best-in-class storytelling to audiences across all platforms.
Alturo Rhymes Takes on Key Role
Alturo Rhymes, who was previously the Executive Story Editor for CBS Evening News, has been promoted to the newly created position of Executive Producer of Daily News. In this role, Rhymes will be responsible for centralizing the network’s daily newsgathering offerings and ensuring seamless reporting across all shows and platforms. His extensive experience and impeccable news judgment make him well-suited for this important position.
‘Eye on America’ Expands with Jim Axelrod
The ‘Eye on America’ franchise, which has been a longstanding part of CBS News, will now operate as a separate unit. Jim Axelrod, who has served as the Chief Investigative and Senior National Correspondent for CBS News, will lead this expanded unit as its Chief Correspondent and Executive Editor. The goal of the ‘Eye on America’ unit is to deliver compelling storytelling on key issues that matter to people across the country.
Streamlined Decision-Making and Enhanced Storytelling
The restructuring at CBS News is aimed at streamlining the decision-making process and enhancing storytelling capabilities. By centralizing newsgathering efforts and empowering executive producers and correspondents, the network aims to be faster and deeper in its reporting from morning to night. The focus is on owning the big stories and delivering high-quality journalism to audiences across all platforms.
CBS News is taking significant steps to transform its news coverage with the appointment of Alturo Rhymes as the Executive Producer of Daily News and the expansion of the ‘Eye on America’ franchise under Jim Axelrod’s leadership. With a focus on streamlined decision-making and enhanced storytelling, the network aims to deliver compelling and comprehensive news coverage to audiences across all platforms.