Christopher Brooks has joined The CW Television Network as Senior Vice President, Network Distribution, it was announced by John Maatta, The CW’s EVP, to whom he will report. Brooks will be responsible for all distribution, affiliate relations and affiliate marketing activities at The CW, including acting as the network’s primary liaison with its station groups as well as the local affiliates, and finding new ways to grow and enhance the relationship between The CW and its affiliate partners.
“After an extensive nationwide search, we’re very happy to welcome Chris to The CW team,” said Maatta. “We place an incredible value on our relationship with the group owners and the local stations, and with his wealth of experience from CBS and proven skill in managing at the national and local level, Chris is the ideal candidate to head up The CW’s network distribution team.”
Brooks previously served as Senior Vice President, West Coast Distribution for CBS Domestic Television, a position he held since 2004.