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Chris Ender

Executive Vice President, Communications, CBS

June 2022

Chris Ender was named Executive Vice President of Communications for CBS in June 2020. He reports to George Cheeks, President and Chief Executive Officer of CBS. In this post, Ender oversees external and internal communication and media relations for all CBS divisions, including Entertainment, News, Sports and Studios.

Ender joined CBS in 1996 as Vice President, Media Relations for CBS Entertainment. During his 26 years at the company, he has expanded the CBS Television Network’s public relations operation, created the CBS Television Studios PR department and helped shape communications strategies for the company’s international television business and for multiple other CBS divisions.

He’s also overseen launch campaigns for shows that have built CBS into America’s Most Watched Network, including “Survivor,” “CSI,” “NCIS,” The Big Bang Theory,” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden.” He has also supervised communications for dozens of significant perennial events such as the “Grammy Awards” and “Kennedy Center Honors.”

Before joining CBS, Ender served as Vice President, Media Relations for Sony Pictures Television. Previously, he was an account executive at Bender, Goldman & Helper public relations.

Ender is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in Journalism.