Lauri Metrose was named Executive Vice President, Communications, CBS Television Studios in October 2019.
In her position, Metrose oversees all aspects of strategic business communications, consumer publicity, crisis communications, talent relations, award show campaigns and social media efforts for all CBS Television Studios programming. CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming, producing over 75 series for broadcast, premium cable and streaming platforms.
Metrose has spearheaded publicity campaigns for some of television’s most successful series, including the NCIS franchise, Hawaii Five-0, “Madam Secretary,” “Jane The Virgin,” “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” the Peabody Award-winning “American Vandal,” Netflix’s “Dead to Me,” “Unbelievable,” “Insatiable,” and the Emmy Award-winning “Carpool Karaoke” for Apple Music. Additionally, she oversees communication and press strategy for the daytime series THE TALK and late night series THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN, as well as for all original series produced by the Studio for CBS’ streaming platform, CBS All Access, including THE GOOD FIGHT, THE TWILIGHT ZONE, STRANGE ANGEL, NO ACTIVITY, WHY WOMEN KILL, and upcoming series THE STAND and INTERROGATION. She also leads the global press campaign for the “Star Trek” franchise expansion.
In February 2018, Metrose co-founded and helped launch CBS EYE Speak, a program designed to promote female empowerment and help forge a path of growth and opportunity for women, both inside and outside of the company. Since its inception, the group has held screenings, panels and fireside chats with some of the strongest female voices in front of and behind the camera.
Most recently, Metrose was Senior Vice President, Communications, CBS Television Studios, a position she held since 2010, where she spearheaded the expansion of publicity and communications for the Studio. Prior to this role, she served as Vice President, Communications, CBS Television Studios since 2005. Before joining the Studio, Metrose was Manager, Publicity, CBS Entertainment, and was responsible for launching “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” as well as the Emmy Award-winning hit THE AMAZING RACE. Metrose began her career at Paramount Network Television in 1998 as a junior publicist.
Metrose is a two-time nominee of the Maxwell Weinberg Showmanship Award from the Publicists Guild of America for her work on behalf of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” and was featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s Next Gen list. Also, she is a mentor for The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program and serves on the board of Concern Foundation.