How ’60 Minutes’ Adjusted Its Production Process

The news magazine’s executive producer, Bill Owens, details his approach to calming the waters at 60 Minutes, guiding the show through the myriad challenges of COVID-19, launching a short-form sibling show on Quibi, and other topics.

CBS Names Bill Owens ’60 Minutes’ EP

Owens has been executive editor at 60 Minutes since 2008, and has been running it on an interim basis since his predecessor Jeff Fager was fired in September for sending a threatening text message to a colleague writing a story about him.

CBS News Moving Quickly To Replace Fager

The internal bake-off to succeed the 60 Minutes chief is heating up, with Bill Owens and Susan Zirinsky eyed as candidates for the executive producer role.