Robert Wussler, CNN CO-Founder, dies at 73


Robert J. Wussler, a CNN co-founder who became the youngest president of the CBS television network when he took over at age 36, has died, New York Times writes. He was 73.

Wussler started his 21-year career at CBS working in the mailroom and eventually became executive producer of CBS News, where he oversaw special projects including man’s landing on the moon.

During his career, he won seven Emmy awards.