Michael Sims

Michael Sims, GENERAL MANAGER NETWORK NEWS SERVICE
AN ABC, CBS, & FOX NEWS COOPERATIVE
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Inducted: 2020

MICHAEL SIMS (1954- ) began his TV broadcasting career at KWTV, eventually becoming managing editor. Also, early in his career, he was a reporter and anchor for both the KOMA and WKY radio news stations. Skills gained in Oklahoma took him to the national market, where he helped the industry transition to the digital newsroom. He guided CBS through the change to digital that now includes news coverage for every conceivable platform. Later he joined ABC News as executive director and general manager of the Network News Service, a landmark video cooperative owned and operated by ABC News, CBS News, and FOX News.