Abel, Teele upped at CBS


LOS ANGELES -- Dawn Abel has been promoted to executive vp research at CBS Television Distribution, while Cindy Teele has been upped to senior vp legal.

Abel, a company veteran who most recently was senior vp, will continue to head up the research department, overseeing all quantitative and qualitative research for CTD, CBS Paramount International TV and CBS Paramount Network TV.

Teele, who joined the company in 1991 and most recently was vp legal, works on all legal matters pertaining to the operations of CTD, including having primary legal responsibility for talk show "Dr. Phil."