Current TV's CEO Out

Mark Rosenthal will be replaced by co-founder and former CEO Joel Hyatt

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Adweek has confirmed that Mark Rosenthal is stepping down as CEO of Current TV. Current co-founder Joel Hyatt will take over for Rosenthal.

"After six years as a board member and two years leading Current as CEO, Mark Rosenthal is leaving the company and Joel Hyatt, who co-founded Current with Chairman Al Gore, will again assume the title of CEO," a spokesperson told Adweek. "During Mark's tenure, Current has become a focused cable network with a world-class leadership team, a new brand identity, a move towards long-form, ratings-driven factual programming, and a solid foundation for growth.



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