Joel Goldberg, operations SVP at WCBS adds responsibility for the network’s 27 other O&Os across the country.
Joel Goldberg today was named senior vice president, operations, for the CBS Television Stations group.
Goldberg, who has been SVP, operations, at WCBS, the company’s New York flagship, since March 2006, will continue to work on the day-to-day operation of WCBS and will also take on increased responsibility for working with the local management teams at the 27 other CBS-owned stations across the country on a wide range of areas, including studio and control room operations, labor relations, standards and practices, new business initiatives and special projects.
He will also serve as the station group’s programming liaison with the management teams at the CBS Television Network, CBS Entertainment and CBS Sports.
“Joel has been an invaluable member of our team at WCBS-TV,” said Peter Dunn, president of the division and president-GM of WCBS New York. “He’s a consummate professional who has skillfully managed to wear many hats for us and has been a major contributor to the station’s success during the past 10 years. Given his wide range of experience and long track record of success, we are pleased to have Joel taking on an expanded role that will allow him to be a great resource for the local management teams across our group.”
Prior to joining WCBS in 2002, Goldberg spent 19 years with NBC, including nine years at WNBC New York. He was the station’s executive producer of sports, morning news and evening news prior to being named assistant news director.
Before that, Goldberg was the executive sports producer at NBC O&O WRC Washington. In addition to running the station’s sports department, he served as the producer of the George Michael SportsMachine, a nationally syndicated sports highlights show.