Nina Tassler is a Producer, Author, and Media & Entertainment Executive, Formerly Chair of CBS Entertainment.  Serving as President since 2004, she led CBS Entertainment to great heights, propelling it to be named America’s #1 Network during 12 of the 13 years of her tenure. She developed such hit series as “The Big Bang Theory,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” the “NCIS” franchise, “The Good Wife,” “How I Met Your Mother,” and the award-winning daytime talk show, “The Talk.” Nina also assembled a senior staff that was 50% female and helped establish CBS Entertainment’s first Diversity, Inclusion, and Communications department.

Nina delivered the 2016 commencement speech at her alma mater, Boston University. She has received the Award for Creative Achievement by The Imagen Foundation, The Lucy Award for Excellence in Television by Women in Film, The Champion of Choice Award by Planned Parenthood, and the National Champion of Children Award from the Alliance of Children’s Rights. Nina was Chair and Honoree of the Jewish Federation, Entertainment Division, as well as, recipient of Jewish Family Service, LA’s Susie Forer-Dehrey Spirit of Humanity Award. In 2010, she co-led with Nancy Josephson, the first Women in Entertainment mission to Israel.

In 2016, Simon & Schuster published her book, WHAT I TOLD MY DAUGHTER, a collection of inspiring reflections from notable, highly accomplished women in politics, academia, athletics, the arts, and business. In 2023, Nina produced the Broadway show, THE COTTAGE starring Eric McCormack, directed by Jason Alexander. Nina serves on the Boston University Board of Trustees, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and on the Board of Jewish Family Service, LA having served as Chair from 2019-2022. She lives in LA with husband Jerry Levine, daughter, son, and daughter in law.