EVP for CBS news Paul Friedman is leaving, per news chair Jeff Fager, whose memo noted "when new leadership moves in, changes occur in top management to make room for the new team." Friedman joined
CBS News in 2006 as SVP in charge of hard news. He was promoted to EVP in 2009. Before CBS, he spent 21 years at ABC News. David Friedman, the executive producer of "The Early Show," is his son.