Philippo, Wayne


For nearly 22 years, Wayne Philippo directed daily live newscasts and sports shows at CBS station KPIX in San Francisco. Starting at the station in 1998 afterbeing hired by John Catchings, himself a 2002 Silver Circle inductee, Philippo’s first assignment was producing the only-in-San Francisco Bay to Breakers race for 4 straight years. Before KPIX, Philippo was a director at WSVN (Fox) in Miami, Florida for four years. Earlier, he had previousdirector/producer stints at WSOC (ABC), in Charlotte, North Carolina for six-years and also worked as a technical director/director for three-years at CNN Headline News in Atlanta, Georgia. Philippo is a graduate of Boston College and has a Master of Science degree from Boston University. With his institutional knowledge, he’s enthusiastically mentored next generation broadcasting professionals. He’s served as a NATAS Governor and from 2003 until 2017 and directed the annual Emmy® Awards shows. Wayne received the Governors’ Service Medallion in 2018.

This is the PL track that Wayne submitted as an audition for his job at KPIX.





L->R: Keith Sanders–Producer; Wayne Philippo–Director.