Adam Wiener Named EVP/GM At CBS Local Digital Media
May 3, 2016 at 8:12 AM (PT)
ADAM WIENER has been named EVP/GM at CBS LOCAL DIGITAL MEDIA, reporting to CBS Television Stations Pres. PETER DUNN and CBS RADIO Pres. ANDRE FERNANDEZ. The appointment is effective MONDAY, MAY 9th.
WIENER, who joined CBS LOCAL DIGITAL MEDIA in 2010, and has served as SVP/Content, Community and Operations, will succeed EZRA KUCHARZ (NET NEWS 4/27) as the head of CBS LOCAL DIGITAL MEDIA. KUCHARZ last week announced his decision to transition into the role of Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of CBS CORPORATION, effective MAY 9th.
“ADAM has been instrumental in helping us grow the most successful digital business in local broadcasting,” said DUNN. “He is an obvious and terrific choice to succeed EZRA, and we are pleased to have him assume the leadership responsibility for what is and most certainly will continue to be an integral part of our business going forward.”
“Our digital effort is well on its way to realizing our vision of a powerful and compelling destination for viewers and listeners in our local markets,” said FERNANDEZ. “Adam’s proven track record within the digital industry will be vital to the ongoing expansion of our assets and distribution strategy moving forward, and we are thrilled to have him assume this leadership role.”
CBS Chairman/CEO LESLIE MOONVES added: “CBS’s local digital operation is an impressive addition to our overall content strategy. Working alongside PETER, ANDRE and JIM, ADAM will be instrumental in helping our local online destinations thrive and achieve continued and consistent growth. We are very pleased to welcome him to his new position.”