Steven A. LoCascio is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CBS Television Distribution.
Before the September 2006 merger of King World and CBS Paramount Domestic Television into CTD, LoCascio was Executive Vice President and CFO of CBS Enterprises and King World Productions. An 18-year veteran, LoCascio had been King World’s Senior V.P. and CFO since 1995, and later added the CBS Enterprises’ responsibilities following the merger with CBS in 1999.
In his role, LoCascio is integral in running day to day operations and guiding the strategic direction of the company by overseeing all accounting, finance and reporting functions including Information Systems and Technology. He also works closely with the various sales and operating departments to set budgets and helps guide them in achieving their goals and objectives.
LoCascio joined King World in 1989 as Controller and was later promoted to Vice President. Before joining King World, he was a Senior Audit Manager with Arthur Andersen LLP, where he specialized in entertainment and emerging growth clients.
LoCascio is a Certified Pubic Accountant and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Pubic Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has also served on various entertainment-industry finance and accounting committees.
A graduate of St. John’s University, LoCascio is married with three sons. He is an avid golfer and is actively involved in youth sports.
CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in television syndication. CTD produces or distributes 13 first-run series and holds the largest distributed television library at 70,000 hours strong. Among CTD’s critically-acclaimed programs are the #1 syndicated series Judge Judy; talk leader Dr. Phil; the #1 and #2 rated game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!; the Emmy Award-winning talk shows Rachael Ray and The Doctors; the #1 newsmagazine Entertainment Tonight and its sister show The Insider; the #2 newsmagazine Inside Edition; court shows Judge Joe Brown and Swift Justice With Jackie Glass; reality dating show Excused; the upcoming talk show The Jeff Probst Show; and popular off-network product, including the CSI and Star Trek franchises, Everybody Loves Raymond, Frasier, NCIS, Criminal Minds, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, Hot in Cleveland and Undercover Boss. In addition, CTD handles the domestic television distribution of CBS News, CBS Films and Showtime. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp.
May 16, 2012