'GMA' Senior Producer Joins CNN

Jay Shaylor has joined CNN as executive producer of The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer, according to CNN Washington Bureau Chief Sam Feist, who announced the hire to staff Wednesday.

The Situation Room
is the 5-6:30 p.m. appointment news block hosted by the veteran CNN anchor.

Shaylor comes from ABC, where he was senior producer for Good Morning America, coordinating the coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings, Oklahoma tornados and more. GMA recently won the 2012-13 season in the adult 25-54 demo for the first time in two decades.

Shaylor will not be coming aboard for another couple of weeks.

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.