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Mark Shapiro is candidate
for top job at CNN

Los Angeles Times, by Joe Flint

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/15/2012 7:04:57 PM

Former Dick Clark Productions Chief Executive Mark Shapiro has emerged as a candidate for the top job at the cable news channel CNN, according to people familiar with the matter. Shapiro, who prior to running Dick Clark Productions was a top programming executive at ESPN, would be an unusual choice for the CNN job, given that he does not have a traditional hard news background. However, Shapiro has strong production chops from his days at ESPN, which has its own large news division. He is seen as an innovative executive unafraid to take chances.

      


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