There has been a big promotion inside of CBS Daytime and it happens to be for one of our long time colleagues, Margot Wain!
Wain has been promoted from Director, Daytime Programs to Vice President, Daytime Programs, CBS Entertainment, when was announced today by Angelica McDaniel, Senior Vice President, Daytime, CBS Entertainment, to whom she reports.
In her new position, Wain will continue as the current executive on daytime’s top two dramas, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful and the #1 daytime show, The Price is Right, working with writers and producers on all day-to-day creative and strategic elements.
Wain began her career at WBBM-TV Chicago as a researcher in news, moving up to writer/producer for a magazine show and then news writer. She transferred to CBS in Los Angeles working in the Program Practices department, and later joined Daytime as Manager before being promoted to Associate Director and then Director.
Margot has been associated with The Bold and the Beautiful since the daytime drama’s premiere in 1987. She also was involved in Daytime development, working on the now defunct CBS soap Capitol, and several game shows including $25,000 Pyramid!
So CBS Daytime fans, what do you think of the promotion of the day to day creative and strategic elements of Y&R and B&B under Wain? Comment below!