Steven A. LoCascio is President of CBS Media Ventures.
LoCascio is a veteran television executive with over 30 years experience at CBS. In his role, LoCascio is responsible for running the day-to-day operations of CBS Media Ventures, the first-run syndication arm of CBS, which produces or distributes 11-first run series, including the long-running critically acclaimed hits Judge Judy, Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, Inside Edition and Rachael Ray, as well as the new daytime series, The Drew Barrymore Show.
LoCascio’s oversight includes all first-run station and advertising sales, marketing, promotion, programming and development activities. He also oversees the operations of Dabl, the division’s first digital subchannel, and is responsible for guiding the strategic direction of the team. Previously, he served as Chief Operating & Financial Officer of CBS Global Distribution Group, where he was responsible for all business, finance, accounting, administrative and information technology functions covering 15 offices around the world.
Before that, LoCascio was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CBS Enterprises and King World Productions, a position he held since 2006, prior to the merger of King World and CBS Paramount Domestic Television into CBS Media Ventures.
LoCascio first joined King World in 1989 as Controller, rising to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1995. He later added responsibilities for CBS Enterprises following the merger with CBS in 1999.
LoCascio graduated with an accounting degree from St. John’s University in New York and is a Certified Public Accountant.