Christy Tanner, a Streaming-News Pioneer, Will Depart CBS

Christy Tanner, a Streaming-News Pioneer, Will Depart CBS
Christy Tanner, one of the architects of CBS’ early-to-market Cbsn streaming-news outlet, is leaving the company just as more media companies have begun to focus on creating news programming for mobile viewers.

She announced her exit to staffers on Thursday. “It’s been eight years since I joined CBS Interactive, five years since I joined CBS News Digital, and … never years since I took some solid time off,” Tanner wrote. “The fact is I haven’t wanted to miss a minute of the incredible opportunity it has been to work with you — building Cbsn into the leading streaming news service, transforming CBS News Digital into a powerhouse and establishing news as a pillar of CBS All Access, Paramount Plus and Pluto.”

Tanner, who joined CBS after working stints for Lionsgate and Washington Post Co., has risen through the ranks to become executive vice president of CBS News Digital, and in
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