Chris Licht ’93 of CBS and ‘The Late Show’ to visit Newhouse March 22

March 15, 2018
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Newhouse alumnus Chris Licht, executive vice president of programming for CBS Corporation and executive producer and showrunner for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” will visit the Newhouse School March 22, speaking at 5 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3.

In May 2016, Licht assumed his current position with CBS, where he consults on various forms of content for divisions across the company.

Previously, he served as vice president of programming for CBS News and as the executive producer of “CBS This Morning.” During his time as executive producer, the morning news program earned a Peabody Award, two News and Documentary Emmys and one Daytime Emmy.

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