10 News boss lands top role at CBS in New York

Ross Dagan has been appointed Exec. Vice President, News Operations & Transformation at CBS New York.

10 Network Director of News Content Ross Dagan has been appointed Executive Vice President, News Operations & Transformation, CBS News & Stations at CBS in New York.

In a note to staff Beverley McGarvey, Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President, ViacomCBS ANZ said, “This wonderful appointment is a testament to Ross’ unrivaled experience and passion for news and it’s fantastic that he has been recognised in this way. It also highlights that we are now part of a global company, and that these exciting opportunities exist within our business.”

Queensland-born Dagan is a former Executive Producer for News at Al Jazeera English, and held roles as Director of News Brisbane and Seven Queensland at Seven Network; Head of News and Current Affairs at TVNZ; and Director of News Sydney and Brisbane at Network Ten.

“We are very pleased to welcome Ross to our CBS News and Stations family,” CBS News and Stations presidents and co-heads Wendy McMahon said. “As we continue the process of bringing together our wide portfolio of broadcast, streaming and digital resources, it is vital to have an inspiring organizational leader who is able to embrace the distinctive elements of our local, national and global news operations, break down silos, and manifest a modernized and maximized operations nucleus that will allow CBS News and Stations to become much greater than the sum of their individual parts.”

Dagan, who oversees content for 10 News First and Studio 10, will assume his new responsibilities next month  in New York.

10 is yet to announce his replacement.

2 Responses

  1. … “manifest a modernized and maximized operations nucleus” … is that code for do the same thing to CBS O&Os as was done to 10’s news operations in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth I wonder?

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