Mark McEwen Network News Strategist

Former CBS News personality Mark McEwen is the ultimate network news insider directly helping OTA Talent clients advance to and succeed at the network level.

Team Bio

As a CBS News journalist for nearly 16 years, McEwen earned his reputation as a popular household name.

During his tenure at CBS, McEwen was the longest-running talent on any major network morning show. While at CBS News, McEwen skyrocketed to fame as one of America’s most well-known and respected personalities on network television.

Mark McEwen/CBS News Days

He excelled in many high-profile positions, including anchoring “CBS This Morning” and serving as entertainment reporter for “The Early Show.” He was also a correspondent on the CBS News show, “48 Hours.” From “The Morning Program” to “CBS This Morning” to “The Early Show,” McEwen was a mainstay on CBS since first joining the network in 1987. McEwen’s vibrant personality and his keen ability to connect with his audience earned him countless interviews with the world’s biggest newsmakers, including five Presidents of the United States: Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and Richard Nixon.

TV Guide named McEwen one of the country’s “Ten Most Trusted News Personalities.”

McEwen has covered almost every imaginable television event – including the Oscars, the Grammys, the Golden Globe Awards, the Cannes Film Festival and the Country Music Association Awards. While at CBS, he anchored from three Winter Olympic Games including: Albertville, France, Lillehammer, Norway and Nagano, Japan. In Nagano, he ran with the Olympic Torch during CBS Sports’ coverage of the Games.

Expertise and Experience

Deep industry roots means a better understanding of what you do.

Mark leverages his extensive network news relationships to further advance the powerful nationwide OTA Talent brand. He helps OTA Talent clients advance their careers at the network level.

Mark explained, “I was fortunate to spend almost 16 years on national television. I bring that experience to OTA Talent. I’ve been to the mountain top of news. I can help you get there. I’ve worked national, I’ve worked local. I know what it takes to help make the camera your ally and in turn have you be a friend and welcome guest in viewers’ homes. I was taught news by the best. Ed Bradley, Walter Cronkite, Charles Osgood, Andy Rooney, Diane Sawyer, to name a few. I can bring to you what THEY taught me. Integrity, intelligence, quality, and being prepared. And success.”

Connected Agents, Impactful Representation

High-impact, results-driven agents, specializing in maximizing talent marketability to create significant career opportunities.

Mark’s unique experience and understanding of what it takes to soar to the network level provides a one-of-a-kind resource for OTA’s highly-marketable clients who are ready to make the move to network. Mark serves as OTA’s insider, mentor and liaison to build a strategy and find the perfect fit across all network platforms.

Extraordinary Service

Experience counts when advancing your career.

Mark plays an instrumental role in expanding proprietary marketing advantages OTA Talent offers its clients to maximize their ability to rapidly advance their careers.

Mark will continue to strengthen OTA Talent’s strategic alliances with national news networks. This is a game-changer for OTA clients!

The OTA Difference

Building careers versus finding jobs.

There is a big difference between strategically building a career and just finding a job. The OTA Talent team develops meaningful and significant careers for our clients!

The OTA Talent team has a deep understanding of journalism. We know how to develop your talent and convey that value to hiring managers. That translates into substantial results!

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