Wendy McMahon Biography

Wendy McMahon is an American personality and television executive. Since 14th August 2023, she has been taking over the role of CEO and president at CBS News. Also, since the CBS venture media own the rights to Jeopardy, Wendy will take over the command of the games shows, including Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune. She has joined her role and responsibilities from Monday [14th August 2023].

Early Life

Wendy McMahon was born in the 1970s and she is living into her early 50s probably. She had her Bachelor’s in Mass Communication-Broadcast Journalism from Louisiana State University from September 1992 to May 1996.

Wendy McMahon Career

Wendy began her journey of professional life in 1996. She first had the promotion manager job at Raycom Media, based in Savannah, Georgia Area. Her major responsibilities would include the management of news and media station.

She worked for two years and later Graham Media Group hired her from 1998 until 2000. Her job was based in Jacksonville, and she was designated as the Promotion Manager, WJXT. She would help promote news for the CBS affiliate company based in Jacksonville.

Again for the next two years, she became Creative Services Director, KXAN for the company LIN Media, overseeing the community, promotions, and sales or marketing for NBC and WB affiliates in Austin, Texas.

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Rise to Fame

Beginning in October 2002, she started working for CBS Channel as Creative Service Director, WCCO for three years and eleven months. She was promoted to Creative Service Director at WBZ from 2006 to 2009.

Then she worked for The Walt Disney Company, beginning with the designation of Vice President [KABC TV Marketing and Programming; September 2009 to June 2015], then promoted to Senior Vice President [ABC Digital; June 2015 to January 2018], then advanced to President [ABC Owned Television Stations; January 2018 to May 2021].

Summing up her working capabilities and working years at The Walt Disney Company, she worked for 11 years and nine months overall. In May 2021, she was hired as the CBS News and Television Stations president.

Now, she is being declared the new CEO of the channel after co-president Neeraj Khemlani resigned from his role in August 2023. Eventually, Wendy is assigned as the solo president of the channel of CBS Media Ventures.

Wendy McMahon Biography

Real Name Wendy McMahon
Birth Date 1970s
Age (as of 2023) 50s
Birth Place United States
Profession Co-Head of CBS News
College Louisiana State University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? William Burton
Children One
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Personal Life

Wendy McMahon is a happy, living married woman. She is married to William Burton, and both have given birth to a son. Their son is around 13-15 years old as of August 2023. William’s full name is William N “Bill” Burton. The family is known to be residing in Encino, Calif.

Social Life

Wendy McMahon is available on Twitter and LinkedIn. On LinkedIn, she has described her career journey beginning from her first designation to the president of CBS in 2021. On LinkedIn, she has more than 500 connections and 21,207 followers. Wendy is also available on Twitter with the handle name – @WendyAMcMahon, which she joined in May 2021. She has around 550 followers and 112 following members as of August 2023.

Wendy McMahon Net Worth

There is no official disclosure of Wendy’s net worth on the internet or through any official website like Celebrity Net Worth. But as per our sources, a CBS Corporation executive’s compensation is $210,250 a year, and the highest-paid personality on the CBS channel is Gil Schwartz, earning around $5,080,381 per year. Assuming Wendy’s net worth, she might be earning around $5 million as she is the new solo president and the personality who manages the CBS media venture.

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