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By Andrew Gauthier 

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John Budkins has been named VP, programming and scheduling, for the CBS Television Stations group, it was announced Tuesday by Peter Dunn, president of the division.

Budkins, who has spent the past seven years with CBS Television Distribution as VP and sales for the Northeast region, will work with the group’s 28 stations in acquiring and renewing syndicated programming.

Budkins will assume his new role on Dec. 13. More…