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Lauri Metrose
Executive Vice President, Communications, CBS Studios

November 2021

Lauri Metrose was named Executive Vice President, Communications, CBS 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 Studios programming. CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming, producing more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms.

Metrose has spearheaded publicity campaigns for some of television’s most successful series. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, which includes genre-defining franchises such as “NCIS,” “CSI” and the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe; award-winning late night and daytime talk shows; and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property. The Studio also develops and produces local language and international content originating outside of the U.S., with series in the U.K., Europe, the Middle East, Australia and Asia.

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 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.