EVP & GM
CBS Local Digital Media
Adam Wiener has spent more than 30 years at the forefront of media evolution. He leads all aspects of digital for the owned and operated CBS Television Stations, including the roll-out of CBSN Local OTT. He began his career at CBS News where highlights include manning the Foreign Desk as the Cold War ended, covering Governor Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign and serving as Senior Producer of a network news broadcast. He launched CBSNews.com as Executive Producer, combining a lifelong love of computers with traditional media expertise. He has held senior digital business and operational management roles at web start-ups and traditional media companies, such as NBCUniversal and Dow Jones. He returned to CBS in 2010 to launch CBS Local Digital Media, of which he was appointed Executive Vice President and General Manager in 2016. Adam sits on the Digital Officer Committee of the National Association of Broadcasters and is an Affiliate Board Member of Digital Content Next (the only trade organization serving the needs of high quality, digital content companies). Adam received a BA in Journalism from the University of Rhode Island, where he serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Harrington School of Communications and Media.