NEW YORK – Feb. 11, 2019 – Rick McCabe has been named Vice President, Corporate Communications, CBS Corporation, it was announced today by Kelli Raftery, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, to whom he will report.
In his new role, McCabe will manage media relations for the CBS Corporate Communications Department, covering a wide range of Company initiatives and activities in Sales, Research, Affiliate Relations, Carriage Agreements, Governmental Affairs, and Program Practices, among others.
McCabe is an experienced media and brand public relations executive who has held leadership roles across digital and traditional media, sports & entertainment, executive/talent communications and news. Most recently he worked as an independent public relations advisor to digital media companies. Before that, he held senior roles on key global accounts at agencies including Ketchum, PMK-BNC and Edelman’s sports & entertainment practice.
Prior to that, McCabe served in various media relations positions at Sports Illustrated, including his role as Senior Director of Communications and primary spokesman for the SI franchise and its properties – Sports Illustrated, SI.com, GOLF magazine, GOLF.com, Sports Illustrated Kids and SIKids.com.
McCabe, who attended Fordham University, lives in Rye, N.Y. with his wife, Beth, and their two sons.
About CBS Corporation:
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand — “the Eye” — one of the most-recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’ businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Network 10 Australia, CBS Television Studios, CBS Studios International, CBS Television Distribution, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Interactive, CBS Films, Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, Pop (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS EcoMedia, and CBS Experiences. For more information, go to www.cbscorporation.com.
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