Christy Tanner is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of CBS News Digital. In this role, she oversees strategy and operations for CBS News on all digital platforms, including CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News’ digital streaming news network featuring live, anchored coverage across platforms, and the mobile apps for CBS News, 60 Minutes and 48 Hours. CBSN continues to increase viewership, setting a new quarterly viewership record in the fourth quarter of 2016 with more than 90 million streams, and drawing more than 240 million live streams in 2016 to grow viewership 232% from 2015.
Formerly, Tanner was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of CBS Interactive Media, a group of premier entertainment brands including TV Guide, Chowhound, Metacritic, Last.FM. Tanner joined CBS Interactive through the company’s acquisition of TV Guide Digital, where as CEO she transformed the business and brand by launching powerhouse new products for an on-demand, streaming audience. She previously held executive positions with The Washington Post Company, Wolters Kluwer and Reed Elsevier.
Tanner is co-chair of Digital Content Next, the leading trade organization serving premium digital content companies, and is chair of the Groton Women’s Network.