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BBC Hires Former 'CBS Evening News' Producer, Moves to Expand U.S. News Operations TVNewser

The BBC has hired a former producer of "CBS Evening News with Dan Rather" as executive producer of BBC News, America, reports TVNewser.com.

Dick Meyer will expand the BBC's U.S. news-gathering operations, along with overseeing "BBC World News America" and the U.S. edition of BBC.com/news, the story says.

Meyer will start working at the BBC in February. He most recently served as executive editor of NPR and previously ran CBSNews.com, the piece adds.