Thinking Beyond Newscasts To Deliver News Content At Programming Everywhere

Top news and content executives from CBS News and Stations, Cox Media Group, NBCUniversal Local and CBC News share creative alternatives to the newscast for presenting topical content in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s Programming Everywhere conference at the NAB Show on April 14. Register here.

Adrienne Roark And Akili Franklin Join Kneeland Project Board

The Carole Kneeland Project announced that Adrienne Roark, president of content development and integration for CBS News and Stations and CBS Media Ventures, and Akili Franklin, director of news management […]

CBS News Expands Its Climate Reporting Team

Tracy Wholf becomes senior producer of climate, while CBS News producer Chris Spinder is promoted to climate producer. Also, the group today premieres Warming Signs, a week-long climate docuseries on the fastest-warming community on Earth, with an hour-long special to air the weekend of Dec. 9.

CBS News And Stations To Create Data Journalism, Climate Initiatives

Adrienne Roark spells out plans for a data journalism team, hiring a head of weather strategy and a head of climate coverage.

Adrienne Roark Added To Broadcasters Foundation Board

The Broadcasters Foundation of America (BFOA) has elected Adrienne Roark, president of content development and integration for CBS News and Stations, and CBS Media Ventures, to its board of directors. Roark was voted in during […]

McMahon Makes Exec Moves At CBS News And Stations & CBS Media Ventures

The new appointments for Adrienne Roark, Jennifer Mitchell Joel Goldberg, Laurie Orlando and Alison Pepper are part of President-CEO Wendy McMahon’s plan to take advantage of “cross-portfolio opportunities and new ways of working together that will power future growth, editorial and operational excellence, and industry leadership in innovation and collaboration.”

Talking TV: CBS Goes Live With News At WWJ Detroit

After months of building a newsroom from scratch, CBS’s WWJ Detroit flipped the switch on its first newscasts last week. Adrienne Roark, president of CBS Stations; Brian Watson, VP and GM of WWJ; and Paul Pytlowany, its news director, make the case for how its community-based approach to reporting will differentiate the station. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

Adrienne Roark, President, CBS Television Stations, Talks About CBS News Detroit

Adrienne Roark Named President, CBS Stations

She will have day-to-day responsibility for working directly with the local GMs and their teams at the ViacomCBS-owned CBS Television Network stations in major markets across the country, primarily in the eastern half of the country. CBS plans to name additional Stations presidents at a later date.


Adrienne Roark Named GM Of KPTV-KPDX

She takes over Meredith’s Meredith Portland, Ore., duopoly, moving across town from the top spot at Media General’s KOIN.

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Adrienne Roark New GM Of KOIN Portland

The former news director at KTVT Dallas will take over LIN’s CBS affiliate in Oregon on June 23.