NEW YORK: CBS has promoted Shannon Jacobs to SVP of communications.
She will continue to report to Dana McClintock, EVP of communications. Her expanded responsibilities include managing the New York-based corporate communications team and helping to create and execute communications strategy across the company's businesses.
Jacobs joined the company in 2005 as VP for CBS Communications Group. She will continue to lead media relations for all of CBS Television's corporate functions, including ad sales, research, affiliate relations, governmental and legal affairs, program practices, and engineering.