Two veteran CBS public relations executives have been promoted to Executive Vice Presidents of Communications for CBS Corp.
Chris Ender and Dana McClintock will continue to report to Gil Schwartz, EVP of Corporate Communications and Chief Communications Officer of CBS. Ender is based in Los Angeles, while McClintock is in New York.
“Chris and Dana are two of the brightest, most forward-thinking executives in the business,” Schwartz said during the announcement. “Each is an incredibly gifted strategist and manager who has grown over the years to become the best that this business – any business, in fact – has to offer.”
Ender joined CBS in 1996 as VP media relations, CBS Entertainment, and was promoted to SVP, communications in 1998. McClintock joined the company in 1993 to help launch CBS’ “Late Show With David Letterman.”
After briefly working at ABC News, McClintock returned to CBS in 1997 and served as director, Olympic Communications, for CBS’ coverage of the Nagano Olympic Winter Games in Japan.
Following the Olympics, he came back to New York to become director of communications for CBS and was named vice president in 1999 and SVP of Communications in 2002. McClintock graduated from Colby College.