Discovery has appointed Chris Licht, a longtime news executive producer who is currently at ViacomCBS, to head up CNN, replacing Jeff Zucker. The appointment of Licht, who currently is the executive producer of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” marks the first appointment by Discovery CEO David Zaslav as he sets his vision for the combined Discovery Warner Bros. Licht will start May 1 after...
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