He reports to Christa Robinson, senior vice president of communications for CBS News.
Frank will remain based in New York and, in addition to the evening newscast, “will continue to help lead our communications efforts around special events and other division-wide editorial priorities,” Robinson said Monday in a memo to staffers.
Frank has in recent years been most closely identified with “CBS Evening News” and has shepherded outreach efforts around it under anchors Scott Pelley, Jeff Glor and, most recently, Norah O’Donnell.
Frank was first hired as a news associate at CBS News after graduating from Louisiana State University. He briefly worked at Channel One News,