CBSN Sets New Quarterly and Monthly Records for Streams
January 7, 2020 – Lana Zak has been named an anchor at CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 free streaming news service, beginning this week.
Zak comes to CBSN from ABC News where she has been a reporter and fill-in anchor. While at ABC News, Zak covered Capitol Hill and the White House, the Supreme Court, and the 2016 presidential campaign, during which she reported from every battleground state leading up to the election. She has won Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards for her work. A Fulbright Scholar and a Truman Scholar, Zak holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism and mass communications from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University. She has traveled to all seven continents, and lives in Manhattan with her husband, twin daughters and son.
CBSN continues to drive strong and sustained viewership growth, setting a new all-time record for quarterly streams in Q4 and a new 2019 record for monthly streams in December. In Q4, CBS News Digital drove 35% growth in streams year-over-year.
Darius Walker is the senior executive producer of CBSN and Rob Gifford is the managing editor.