CBS executive Margot Wain has been promoted from Director, Daytime Programs to Vice President, Daytime Programs, CBS Entertainment. Angelica McDaniel, Senior Vice President, Daytime, CBS Entertainment, made the announcement today.
In her new role, Wain, who’ll report to McDaniel, will continue as the current executive on the top two dramas in daytime, The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful, as well as the number one daytime show, The Price is Right. She will work 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.
Wain 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 Press Your Luck and Capitol, and worked on The 25,000 Pyramid, Tattletales and Card Sharks.
Margot Wain is a graduate of Northwestern University. She is married and has four children.