John Wilson has been Vice President and News Director of CBS3, KYW-TV, and CWPhilly, WPSG-TV, since November 2017.
Wilson joined CBS3 as an Executive Producer in 2003 and was named Assistant News Director in 2010.
In addition to helping both stations’ morning and evening newscasts grow their audiences, he has also been the primary strategist for the stations’ coverage of such major events as the Papal visit in 2015 and the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in 2016.
Wilson began his career as a reporter at KZTV-TV in Corpus Christi, Texas before moving on to WAPT-TV in Jackson, Mississippi as a newscast producer. He later produced and developed newscasts for stations in Knoxville, Seattle and Orlando before coming to Philadelphia.
Wilson is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He has also studied at the Poynter Institute.
Wilson resides in Cherry Hill, New Jersey with his wife, Barbara. They have two daughters; one in college and one in graduate school.
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