James Womack has been tapped as executive vice president, a newly created post, at CNN Newsource. He will oversee all operational and editorial activities at the company, which serves up syndicated info to 600 affiliates across North America. Based in Atlanta, Womack will report to CNN Newsource Executive Vice President Eason Jordan and will work closely with the outlet's sales president Susan Grant. "Jack is one of the key architects of CNN Newsource and one of the driving forces behind its success," said Jordan. Most recently, Womack served as executive vice president of CNN Headline News.