Phil Gonzales Joins CBS

Oct 4, 2004  •  Post A Comment

CBS announced Monday that Phil Gonzales has been named VP, communications, CBS Entertainment. Gil Schwartz, executive VP, communications and Chris Ender, senior VP, communications, made the announcement.

Mr. Gonzales, who reports to Mr. Ender, will oversee publicity for prime-time series, specials, movies and miniseries as well as late-night and daytime programming. He will also serve as the department liaison to the trade press on program development.

Mr. Gonzales joins CBS from Warner Bros. Television, where he had been VP of publicity since 2000. He did publicity for “Friends” for its entire 10-year run, and most recently handled CBS’s “Two and a Half Men.” He joined Warner Bros. in 1992 as a senior publicist and was named a director in 1996.

In 1996, Mr. Gonzales was the recipient of the Publicists Guild Award for best television campaign for his work on “Friends.” He began his career as an intern at Fox.