CBS News has named Nancy Lane executive producer
of CBSNews.com, where she will oversee all editorial for CBS News' digital
properties, social media and mobile apps.
"Nancy's long experience managing a global news organization
will help us deliver original reporting from CBS News across all digital
media," noted David Rhodes, president, CBS News in a statement. "Early in our
discussions about this role, Jeff Fager [chairman of CBS News and executive producer
of "60 Minutes"] and I became convinced that Nancy shared our editorial values
and could be a tremendous asset in this growing area."
"Nancy has exceptional editorial and newsgathering skills," added
Mark Larkin, senior VP and general manager of CBS Interactive in a statement.
"Her extensive experience will help us expand our news coverage across all
digital platforms with original reporting that complements the broadcast and
drives new levels of audience and engagement for CBS News online.
In her new role, Lane will be based at CBS News headquarters
in New York.
Lane was most recently senior VP of editorial for CNN/U.S.,
where she directed newsgathering operations. She also oversaw affiliate desks,
domestic bureau chiefs, guest booking and the deployment of CNN's domestic
Previously, Lane served as VP and news director of CNN/U.S.
Lane joined CNN in 1981 as an intern in its New York City
bureau, and subsequently served as an assignment editor, field and line
producer and senior political producer.
She then became New York executive producer, Washington executive
producer and Deputy Washington Bureau Chief.
She graduated from City University of New York-Hunter College in 1981.