The former executive producer of CBS News’ "Up to the Minute" and "CBS Morning News" has a new assignment, B&C reports. Brian Applegate has been upped to senior broadcast producer of "CBS This Morning."
Chris Licht, VP of programming for CBS News and executive producer of "CBS This Morning," said in a statement: "Brian has terrific news judgment, and now you’ll see that on a bigger platform. He is also a great leader and control room pro."
Licht’s statement also included the information that Matthew Glick, who was a senior producer at NBCUniversal for special bookings, will do the same job for CBS’s morning show. Said Licht: "I’m very pleased we were able to bring [Matt’s] talents here to head up our stellar booking department. His seasoned editorial voice will be a great addition to the senior team."