CBS Ups Dinan at Evening News

Chris Dinan, a producer for CBS' Evening News for the past seven years, has been named the senior broadcast producer for the CBS Evening News With Katie Couric, effective immediately. 

Dinan has spent the past 20 years at CBS News, including for the morning show and before that radio, starting in 1987. 

CBS has been looking for a lift for the broadcast, which suffered some of its lowest ratings in 20 years this summer.

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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.