TVNewser has learned that CBS News’ boss of human resources Jose andino moves to ABC News as VP – President’s Office and Process Management.
Andino will be based in New York in this newly created role.
President of ABC News Kim godwin joined the network in May and poaches Andino from his former employer. Andino has been CBS News Senior Vice President of Human Resources since April 2019. In addition to working closely at CBS News for those two years, Godwin and Andino overlapped at KNBC in Los Angeles about 20 years ago, when Godwin was KNBC’s vice president of news. from 2001 to 2003 and Andino was director of human resources for the resort from 2001 to 2005.
Andino is considered a force for change, according to a source familiar with the matter. He is brought in to help clean up the culture and serve as Godwin’s key lieutenant.
It has been a period of transition for ABC News. Godwin assumed the role of news division chairman last spring after seven years of James goldstonthe direction of. Good Morning America senior ep Michael corn left the network when Godwin was named president. The previous July, ABC News please for Talent, Editorial Strategy and Business Affairs Barbara fedida was dismissed from his post. Fedida had been with ABC News, in two rounds, for over 25 years.
Here’s Godwin’s memo to staff announcing Andino’s addition:
I am pleased to announce that Jose Andino is joining ABC News in a new role, Vice President – Office of the President and Process Management, based in New York City.
In this role, Jose’s main focus will be the implementation of key initiatives and objectives involving cultural change and business management. He will play a pivotal role in planning and managing the strategic direction of the Project Management Office (PMO), a new office that will support and help achieve my overall organizational and business goals. I will be clear on our objectives. Jose and the PMO will work to help the organization meet them. He will work with you to improve project management across all verticals and help CIOs build high impact and actionable strategies. He will maintain regular communication with executives and information division heads to stay informed of all operational objectives.
Most recently, Jose served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at CBS News. In this role, he was instrumental in transforming culture and leadership while dramatically increasing the diversity of the leadership team. Jose was a key advisor to the president and the management team and implemented most of the race and culture initiatives for the division.
Prior to joining CBS News, Jose held a number of senior media human resources positions including: NBC Universal, Telemundo, CNBC, CNN, and Mediapro.
Although Jose’s experience has been HR, it is not an HR role. This is an executive process management role that reports directly to me. We have a lot of moving parts, and Jose will help us as we continue to work to become a more effective organization where all can thrive.
I have known Jose for 20 years and have seen him help transform the culture of several organizations through his focused but friendly approach.
Jose is a human person, an exceptional leader and a creative problem solver who will work hard to partner with all of you.
Please join me in welcoming him on August 16e.