Tom Cibrowski is president and general manager of KGO-TV, where he has overall management responsibility for KGO-TV/Channel 7 and all of its ancillary businesses.
Under his watch, ABC7 launched a new brand called “Building a Better Bay Area” focusing on comprehensive coverage of the most pressing quality of life issues facing San Francisco and the region with a solutions-based journalism approach. The station has won multiple Emmy® Awards for Overall Excellence and also won the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for two consecutive years.
Cibrowski previously served as senior vice president of ABC News Programs, News Gathering and Special Events, since August 2014. Based in New York, he was responsible for the daily coverage and content across all ABC News programs and platforms. He was also responsible for the network’s coverage of the 2016 election.
Prior to that role, he served as senior executive producer of “Good Morning America.” He joined the program as senior broadcast producer in 2002 and was later promoted to executive producer in 2006. Under his leadership, the newscast won the Daytime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Morning Program three times and was nominated six times. The week of April 9, 2012, “Good Morning America” became the No. 1 morning newscast for the first time in 16 years, snapping NBC’s historic 852-week winning streak.
At ABC News, Cibrowski was a seasoned international and domestic news producer. He was with Diane Sawyer in Iraq immediately before the U.S.-Iraq war started in 2003 and returned with Robin Roberts six months after combat began. He also traveled to Bahrain and Kuwait with Charles Gibson to produce a series about the generals leading the war effort.
He began his career at ABC News as a desk assistant in 1990 in the Washington bureau. He has covered a wide range of news events on location, including the Bosnian war and Oklahoma City bombing, the downfall of dictators in Indonesia and Haiti, and the Clinton administration’s cruise missile attacks on Iraq in 1998. He won an Emmy for reporting on the first World Trade Center bombing in 1993.
Cibrowski attended Boston University and graduated with a degree in journalism.