Senior Vice President Content, Community and Operations, CBS Local
Adam Wiener serves as the Senior Vice President for Content, Community and Operations for CBS Local. As part of the CBS Local senior leadership team, Wiener helps set and execute the Company’s local online media strategy utilizing the combined assets and digital operations of CBS’s 28 television stations and CBS RADIO’s more than three dozen news, sports and talk stations.
This marks Wiener’s return to CBS, where he began his career in television and radio production within CBS News, eventually becoming Senior Producer of a network news broadcast and Executive Producer of CBSNews.com. In 2000 he was named Vice President of Content for CBS investment property Office.com.
In 2004, Adam was hired as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Healthology, a consumer health media company, leading editorial, production and business development efforts. He conceived and built the Healthology Advertising Network (comprised of over 2,000 websites) and assisted in the sale of Healthology to iVillage in 2005.
When NBC Universal acquired iVillage in 2006, Wiener was appointed Senior Vice President for Media, responsible for business development, search and e-commerce across the iVillage Network. He also served briefly as iVillage’s Interim Chief Operating Officer in 2007. Wiener often participated in due diligence of potential investments by NBC Digital Media and the NBC Peacock Fund, and in 2008 was named Chief Operating Officer for NBC investment property driverTV. An automotive video content creator and distributor, driverTV videos were accessible in 30 million homes through cable VOD and the driverTV online network.
Wiener has also held senior management positions for the Dow Jones/IAC personal finance joint venture FiLife, and cancer support non-profit Gilda’s Club Worldwide.
Wiener holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from The University of Rhode Island.
Adam Wiener is presenting:
TV & Radio
Wednesday 29th of September 2010, 10:30:00 AM