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Berson Promoted to President at CBS Sports

Cable Network Chief Reports to Chairman McManus 6/04/2013 7:04 AM Eastern

David Berson, who joined CBS Sports as executive VP and president of CBS Sports Network in 2011, has been named president of CBS Sports.

Berson will report to CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus and will be involved in all aspects of the day-to-day management of CBS Sports, while continuing to head the cable network, the company said.

"David's contributions and expertise in all areas of our business, including programming, production and business affairs, have managed to exceed our high expectations since he joined CBS Sports," McManus said in a statement. "This is a natural evolution for David to assume additional responsibilities at CBS Sports, working alongside me on the day-to-day management of both CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network."

Before joining CBS, Berson spend 16 years at ESPN, where he started as an intern and rose to executive VP, program planning and strategy.

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