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CBS Names New L.A. Correspondent

Ben Tracy will join CBS News as a correspondent, based in Los Angeles.

Tracy, who won't be coming on board until January, comes to the network from CBS affiliate WCCO-TV Minneapolis, where he had been a contributor to the network's CBS Saturday Show.

He also reported on the bridge collapse for the CBS Evening News. As a correspondent, he will report for the CBS Early Show and the Evening News.

Tracy's resume also includes WISN-TV Milwaukee and WBAY-TV Green Bay, Wis.

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.