Tanya Black, a longtime news executive at CBS Stations-owned WJZ Baltimore, was named vice president and news director, overseeing news at the station, the CBS News Baltimore streaming channel and CBSBaltimore.com.
The Baltimore-area native has spent her entire 30-plus-year career with WJZ. Most recently, she has been the station’s director of community impact since January 2022. Prior to that, Black spent 22 years as the managing editor of the WJZ News department. Before that, she was an assignment editor, then was promoted to assignment manager before being named managing editor.
As director of community impact, Black has been responsible for ensuring that CBS News Baltimore’s content benefits the communities served by WJZ and affects changes that make local neighborhoods better places to live. In addition, she has been responsible for cultivating and strengthening the station’s relationships with community groups.