Peter Dunn named president CBS TV Stations
Will oversee all 29 stations owned by the companyNEW YORK -- CBS Corp. has reshuffled management at its CBS Television Stations unit, naming Peter Dunn its president. He has previously served as president and general manager of the company's largest station, WCBS-TV New York, and will now oversee all 29 stations owned by the company.
Dunn replaces Tom Kane who is leaving his post. He will report to president and CEO Leslie Moonves.
"Peter has been a terrific leader in every role he's had at our station group, from president of sales to running two of our biggest stations," said Moonves. "He knows how to deliver results and inspire the best work from his people, and knows the local marketplace as well as anyone."
Moonves also once again made reference to improving ad trends. "With the operating environment continuing to improve every week, I look forward to all Peter will do to help our leading major markets across the country capitalize on the recovery," he said.
Before running WCBS-TV New York, Dunn was president of sales for CBS Television Stations, as well as president of its spot sales operations. He previously served as president and GM of CBS's Philadelphia stations KYW and WPSG. Before coming to CBS, Dunn was executive vp of sales and senior vp of sales and marketing for the NBC Television Stations Division.