Dan Forman Named ME at WCBS


By Chris Ariens Comment

Dan Forman has been named Managing Editor of WCBS in New York. Forman replaces Hugo Balta who left the station last month for a coordinating producer job at ESPN.

Forman is a New York news veteran. He’s had two stints with WNBC-TV, including six years as SVP of News and Station Manager from 2002-08. Before that, he was News Director at WABC from 2000-02. He began his WNBC career in 1993 as an executive producer before being promoted to Managing Editor and then Assistant News Director in 1996.

Forman has also worked for WWOR, WNEV-TV (now WHDH-TV) in Boston, WLNE in Providence, and WNYT in Albany.