Longtime Agent and Former CBS News Executive Dies From Complications of Parkinson’s Disease

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

Longtime CBS news executive and head of business affairs turned agent Stu Witt has passed away on December 6 from complications of Parkinson’s disease.

In 1979, he moved to the N.S. Bienstock where he remained until he retired in 2004. He helped build NSB into a powerhouse agency. UTA has since required the agency.

His clients included John Blackstone, Arthur Kent, Mike Leonard, Mark Potter, Richard Roth, Sue Herera, Tom Fenton and Sir Howard Stringer, among many others.


Services will be held on Dec. 10 at Riverside Memorial Chapel in New York City.