Dan Weinberg joined CBS Sports in 2011 and currently serves as Executive Vice President, Programming, managing all programming for CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network.
Weinberg is responsible for all programming acquisitions, strategy and scheduling across broadcast and cable, including all event and studio hours. In that capacity he manages the division’s relationships with various partners including the NFL, NCAA, Augusta National Golf Club, PGA Tour, PGA of America, SEC, Big Ten, Atlantic 10, American Athletic Conference, Big East, Mountain West, WNBA, as well as Army and Navy, PBR, Big 3 and many more. He also works closely with Showtime Sports and CBSSports.com.
Before joining CBS Sports Network, Weinberg served as Vice President, Licensing, Major League Baseball, where he managed licensing for all hard goods, including trading cards, video games and novelties, oversaw corporate partnerships with approximately 200 authorized licensees in multiple product categories and managed contract negotiations.
Prior to Major League Baseball, Weinberg spent four years at Six Flags, where he was Vice President of Entertainment, overseeing all entertainment and licensing for the parks. He created and managed live entertainment across the park system, negotiated third-party vendor contracts for major show projects, partnered with Dick Clark Productions’ music archives to create films for the park theaters and coordinated the production of several original features for the Six Flags TV network. Weinberg also managed multi-million dollar licensing partnerships with entertainment brands such as Warner Brothers, DC Comics and MTV.
Weinberg began his career as a production assistant at ESPN, working in various capacities during his 12 years at the company. Most recently he served as Executive Producer, ESPN Original Entertainment, where he created content to serve the company’s emerging media networks. Previously Weinberg was Coordinating Producer, ESPN Classic, where his responsibilities included overseeing more than 50 documentary-style programs.
Weinberg is a graduate of Cornell University (B.S. in communication) and lives in Westfield, N.J. with his wife and four children.