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Executive Profile: Arthur Harris (CBS Sports)

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 , Posted by Christopher Byrne at 3:22 PM, under , , ,

Athens, GA (Dec 4, 2007) - Art Harris is Vice President, Broadcast Operations, for CBS Sports. This is his profile as published by CBS Sports.

Arthur Harris began his career with the CBS Television Network in 1966 and was named Vice President, Broadcast Operations, CBS Sports, in March 2000.

Harris joined CBS Sports in 1982 as Manager, Broadcast Operations and Administration. Among his many responsibilities is overseeing all commercial integration for the Network's sports programming, and he is responsible for the implementation of all sports regionalization, as well as all studio broadcast-related facilities. In 1989, Harris became Director, Broadcast Operations and has been involved with all sports programming and production including THE NFL ON CBS, THE NFL TODAY, for which he has won three Emmy Awards (1988, 1990 and 1993), the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, the Olympic Winter Games (1992, 1994 and 1998), the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, Major League Baseball, the NBA, NASCAR and the Para-Olympic Games.

Harris joined the CBS Television Network 40 years ago as an Offset Operator in the Company's printing department and has served in numerous positions within the Network including Production Coordinator, Videotape Supervisor and Production Supervisor for both WCBS-TV (New York) and CBS News.

He lives in Manhattan and has two children, son, Jamal, and daughter, Sanaa.

Photograph courtesy of CBS Sports.

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