CBS names Wilkin as affil overseer


NEW YORK -- CBS named Diana Wilkin as president of affiliate relations. She replaces Peter Schruth, who has been in charge of affiliate relations since 1995. Schruth will be leaving the company.

Wilkin's responsibilities will include business affairs and contract renewals.

Before CBS, Wilkin was vp and general manager of CBS affiliate WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach, Fla., as well as a member of the CBS affiliate board. She has also been vp and general manager of WAWS-TV and WTEV-TV in Jacksonville, Fla., KGPE-TV in Fresno, Calif., and senior vp network distribution and vp network distribution and cable operations at Fox Broadcasting.