CBS Names Executive VP, Investor Relations

Adam Townsend, managing director of investor relations and corporate strategy for E*TRADE, joined CBS as executive vice president, investor relations.

Townsend will report to CBS president Leslie Moonves and Mary Shea, executive VP of investor relations.

Townsend's resume includes stints at JP Morgan and Franklin Templeton Investments.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.