Eric Ober

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Eric Ober
Born Brooklyn, United States
Residence New York City
Nationality American
Alma mater Yale University
Columbia University
Occupation President of CBS News
President of Food Network
Chairman of

Eric Ober is an American broadcasting executive who served as president of CBS News from 1990 to 1996 and of Food Network from 1997 to 2000.[1]

A native of Brooklyn, Eric Ober is a graduate of Yale University (B.A.) and Columbia University (M.A.).

His successor at CBS News was Andrew Heyward.

During the 2000s, Eric Ober has run a television production company in New York City while also serving as Chairman of the Board for


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Business positions
Preceded by
David W. Burke
CBS News President
Succeeded by
Andrew Heyward