CMT Hires 60 Minutes Producer

Emmy Award-winning producer John Hamlin has joined CMT as senior vice president of production and development. Based in Nashville and reporting to Bob Kusbit, CMT’s head of development, Hamlin will oversee all Nashville television production and development, including series, events and music production. Hamlin brings more than 25 years of television experience to the position, including 15 years as a producer for 60 Minutes, where he worked with country artists such as the Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Gretchen Wilson and Willie Nelson, as well as numerous pop artists such as U2, Madonna, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones and Sting.