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.