Chris Blackman is an award-winning broadcast veteran with over 30-years of experience as a writer, producer and news executive.
Before starting Chris Blackman Media Consulting in 2012, he ran the news operation at NBC Philadelphia for 12-years as Vice President of News. Prior to NBC Philadelphia Blackman spent 4 ½ years as Vice President of News and Programming at CNBC Asia in Hong Kong and Singapore. His accomplishments include two Midwest Emmy awards for news writing, an Asian Television Award for programming, and being named one of FTV’s “Top 10 Best People in TV News” in 2010. He has mentored and developed top network talent including NBC White House Correspondent Kristen Welker, ABC News Correspondent Aditi Roy, NBC Fashion Correspondent Lilliana Vazquez, CNBC China’s Eunice Yoon and NBC Philadelphia’s Keith Jones.
Chris Blackman Media Consulting has a broad portfolio which includes talent representation, media placement and media training. Blackman’s client roster includes ZeeMee.com, Blayz.com, Dr. Seema Yasmin of CNN, Avi Loren Fox of Wild Mantle, Fabulous Shoe Night, The Liguori Academy, InRoad Toys, and author Dr. Michelle Segar.
CBMC’s recent media placements include CNBC, NBC Chicago, CBS Philadelphia, Fox 29 Philadelphia, NBC Philadelphia, NBC Connecticut, CBS Washington DC, USA Today, The New York Post, Fox & Friends, Tech Crunch, and the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Blackman earned a B.A. in Communications from Stanford University and studied at the University of Paris/Sorbonne. He is fluent in French and has a working knowledge of Spanish. He and his wife live in suburban Philadelphia with their two children.