Fred Poston is an accomplished International Production & Operations Media Executive with experience managing 100 media brands in over 40 countries in 20 languages.
His career has been primarily based in Los Angeles for over 20 years, along with long term assignments in Washington D.C., Miami that included oversight of Latin American operation offices in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico as well as an assignment based in Singapore overseeing Asia Pacific operations.
Most recently Fred was Vice President, Operation Services with Viacom/CBS (CBS Division) overseeing Visual Effects/Virtual Reality, Guest Relations and CBS Television City Studio Production Scheduling, Union Administration and Production Health & Safety. Prior to CBS Fred worked with multiple media companies that included Discovery Communications, ReelzChannel, TV Guide, Disney/ABC, Fox and Warner Bros.
Responsibilities have included Broadcast and Cable Network start-ups, live and recorded television production, multi-platform content production, content distribution, as well as functionality requirements for new technologies and strategies to determine how these technologies integrate into existing processes and workflows.Fred, a native Texan born in Austin, grew up in Houston, currently resides with his spouse in San Marcos, TX.
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmy Awards)
MemberTexas State University, Friends of Fine Arts
Board Member Stephen F. Austin State University (alma mater)
Summer 2020 commencement speaker