Dan Forman Named WCBS Managing Editor
Dan Forman today was named managing editor at CBS New York O&O WCBS.
A veteran media executive and producer with nearly 30 years of experience in the New York market, Forman will work closely with David Friend, SVP, News, CBS Television Stations, and WCBS news director, and WCBS Assistant News Director Valerie Feder on the day-to-day management of the station’s news department.
Forman is joining WCBS from DNAinfo.com, a hyper-local digital news service that covers Manhattan where he was managing editor. Prior to that, he spent 13 years during two stints with WNBC New York, including six years as SVP of news and station manager from 2002 to 2008.
Before that, he was news director at WABC New York from 2000 to 2002. He began his WNBC career in 1993 as an executive producer before being promoted to managing editor and then assistant news director in 1996.
Forman has also worked for WWOR New York, first as an executive producer and then assistant news director. Prior to moving to New York, he was a producer at WNEV (now WHDH) Boston, executive news producer at WLNE Providence, R.I., and producer at WNYT Albany, N.Y.
Forman earned his B.A. in mass communications from the State University of New York at Albany.