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Villafranca Joins CBS News

Omar Villafranca, a reporter at NBC's KXAS-TV Dallas, has joined CBS News.

Villafranca will be a correspondent for CBS's News Services unit, the 24-hour newsgathering operation for CBS stations and others. He will be based in Dallas.

Villafranca's resume includes stints at CBS affiliate KOTV-TV and ABC affiliate KSWO-TV Lawton, Okla.

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.