Experience & Achievements

The CW Television Network

Executive Vice President, Affiliate Relations and Technology 2012-Present

Responsible for effectuating tactical initiatives designed to broaden the network’s distribution base across transactional media platforms (i.e. VOD, MMDS, aviation and mobile

Executive Vice President and General Manager -- The CW Network Plus Regional Broadcast Networks 2006-2012

Broadcast Television Network--owned by CBS (50%) and Warner Bros. (50%)

Architect of a regional 24/7 broadcast television network that has created dozens of new local television stations and generated millions of dollars of incremental local, regional and national revenues

The WB Television Network Burbank, CA 

Executive Vice President and General Manager--The WB 100+ Cable Network 1997-2006

Broadcast Television Network--owned by Warner Bros. (75%) and The Tribune Company (25%)

Created a regional cable network via cutting-edge digital platforms that generated solid audience deliveries and many concurrent revenue streams.

Game Show Network Culver City, CA 

Senior Vice President--Programming and Operations 1994-1997

National Cable Network--owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Built a national cable network which featured industry-leading interactive television applications.

Media General Broadcast Group Tampa, FL 

Corporate Director of Programming 1987-1994

Television station group owned by Media General, Inc.

Developed local programming initiatives and achieved the highest margins while maintaining the lowest programming costs and best ROI in the respective designated market areas.

WJKS-TV Jacksonville, FL 

Director of Programming and Operations 1980-1987

NBC affiliated television station

KPLC-TV Lake Charles, LA 

Director of Programming and Operations 1979-1980

NBC affiliated television station

Director, Producer, On-Air Talent 1976-1978

Career Highlights

The CW Television Network

Built a regional broadcast television network that encompassed the largest simultaneous deployment of DTV multicast in history

The WB Television Network

Built a regional cable television network that covered parts of 43 states and five time zones. Developed cutting edge digital central-casting facility which serviced 110 television DMA’s through 1000 individually branded cable head-ends

Game Show Network

Created groundbreaking interactive television applications—oversaw the initial online version of Wheel of Fortune

Media General Broadcast Group

Highest margins and the lowest programming costs in their respective markets.

Earned Numerous Awards

Shared a technical Emmy award within Warner Bros. for broad deployment of “SIB—Station in a Box” technology platform—my divisions earned numerous PROMAX national gold and silver marketing awards for excellence