Prior to becoming President of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), Bob Mauro had a long and distinguished career at CBS NEWS where he held various senior leadership positions in Production, Planning, Programming, Finance, and Operations. He worked on almost all of the network news shows such as 60 Minutes, CBS Reports, The CBS Morning News and The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather.
He rose to serve as CBS Vice President, Network Operations, Production and New Business Development responsible for the production of the CBS Television Network Productions including CBS News, CBS Sports and The Late Show with David Letterman.
After his CBS career, he was recruited to Chicago to run one of the most prestigious non-profit television stations in the country, WTTW and one of the most unique classical radio stations in the country, WFMT. While in Chicago, he was then recruited by the Board of Directors of Leo Burnett Worldwide to join them as their Chief Operating Officer.
Returning home to New York, he became the General Manager of Broadcasting at the Empire State Building developing good relationships with all the major broadcasters including CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, Telemundo, ION Tribune and Univision Communications, Inc., prior to accepting his new position at NATAS.