Corbett Daly named Deputy Politics Editor

Looks like CBS News is readying its team for 2012. Corbett B. Daly has been named Deputy Politics Editor for, joining Politics Editor Kevin Hechtkopf, Reporters Brian Montopoli, Stephanie Condon and Lucy Madison, and Associate Producer Christine Delargy.

Daly will help coordinate and implement coverage of the White House, Congress and key political battles. Daly will also contribute to’s Political Hotsheet and Washington Unplugged.

“We look forward to tapping Corbett’s talent and extensive reporting experience as we gear up for the 2012 campaign,” said Dan Farber, editor-in-chief of

Daly recently worked as an economics correspondent for Reuters. Previously he was Washington Bureau Chief, where he created the Thomson Financial News Washington bureau of a real-time financial newswire to cover major U.S. economic and political developments for financial market professionals.