Ed Piette is President and General Manager of CBS’s New England television stations, which include WBZ-TV Boston and TV38 Boston. As President and General Manager, Piette oversees all operations of the two stations.

Piette was most recently Vice President and General Manager of WCCO in Minneapolis. Before that he was Vice President and General Manager of KSTP-TV and KSTC-TV in Minneapolis (he also oversaw the satellite station KSAX, which served the Alexandria, Minn. area), a position he has held since 1998. Previously, he was President/General Manager of WDAF, the Fox-owned station in Kansas City (which was formerly an NBC affiliate owned by New World Television). He also worked for seven years for Multi-Media Inc. as Vice President/ General Manager, Station Manager and Director of Broadcast Operations for NBC affiliate KSDK-TV in St. Louis and as an interim general manager for WZTV-TV, an independent station in Nashville. In addition, Piette led stations for the American Broadcast Group in Sioux City, Iowa (NBC affiliate KTIV) and Waterloo, Iowa (NBC affiliate KWWL).

Before becoming a station manager, Piette worked on the programming side, including seven years with Post Newsweek stations as an executive producer/ assistant program manager at WDIV-TV, the NBC affiliate in Detroit; as an executive producer at WFSB, the CBS affiliate in Hartford, Conn., and as an executive producer at WJXT, the former CBS affiliate in Jacksonville. He got his start as a producer at WXON-TV, an independent station in Detroit.

Piette is married to Diane, and father to three grown daughters.

Boston’s WBZ-TV and TV38 owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.