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Mosheh Oinounou (born May 21, 1982)[1] is an American media executive who most recently served as executive producer of CBS Evening News.

Mosheh Oinounou
Born (1982-05-21) May 21, 1982 (age 37)
EducationB.A. George Washington University
OccupationMedia executive
Known forExecutive producer of CBS Evening News.


Oinounou was born to a Jewish family[2] and raised in Chicago. He is a graduate of George Washington University where he was editor in chief of the school's biweekly newspaper, The GW Hatchet[2] and pro-Israel activist.[3] He began his career as a producer at Fox News Channel before later becoming an international editor at Bloomberg TV.[4] In 2011 he joined CBS News as a senior producer on the team that helped launch [5] CBS This Morning and received a 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism.[6][4] He then helped to establish CBSN, CBS' new digital streaming channel where he served as executive producer.[5][7] In January 2018, it was announced that he would be replacing Steve Capus as executive producer of CBS Evening News where he will oversee day-day operations and coordinate all news programming.[8] In May 2019, he announced he was departing CBS News after the network announced it was changing the anchor and moving the broadcast to Washington D.C.[9] [10]


  1. ^ "Weekend Birthdays - Sunday (September 24, 2017) - CBS Interactive's executive producer, Mosheh Oinounou turns 35". Jewish Journal. May 17, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Steinberg, Jessica (May 29, 2002). "Student activists learn advocacy in Hillel push to be more proactive". Jewish Telegraph Agency.
  3. ^ "Jerusalem: Could Mideast Conflict Widen?; Powell Meets With Sharon, Arafat; Are U.S. Interests Affected by the Crisis?". CNN. April 14, 2002. A pep rally at George Washington University's Jewish Student Center, ribbons, signs being readied for the pro-Israeli demonstration in Washington. For student activist Mosheh Oinounou, it's a call for an end to deadly suicide bombings like the one on Passover that nearly claimed his aunt
  4. ^ a b "NYC Panel Event: Q+A with CBS News Executives". South Asian Journalists Association.
  5. ^ a b Steinberg, Brian (January 23, 2018). "Steve Capus Out as Top Producer at 'CBS Evening News'". Variety.
  6. ^ January 23, CBS News; 2018; Am, 11:30. "Mosheh Oinounou named executive producer of the "CBS Evening News with Jeff Glor"". Retrieved 2019-05-23.
  7. ^ "New CBS newsmagazine promises immersive storytelling". National Post. July 30, 2017.
  8. ^ "CBS News appoints new leader for evening newscast". Los Angeles Times. January 23, 2018.
  9. ^ Battaglio, Stephen. "Norah O'Donnell will anchor 'CBS Evening News' as new boss seeks to rebuild its legacy". Retrieved 2019-05-13.
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