Inspirational Quotes from Steve Capus

By | October 1, 2016

The news media tends to act like the kids on a young soccer team. We all follow the ball as it moves from one side of the field to the next – like a kids’ soccer game. And the kid who ends up scoring a goal was the one who’s off to the corner by himself just waiting for the opportunity.

Steve Capus

The ‘Evening News’ is going to have a long run, both as a broadcast and as a presence online and on cellphones. It is a franchise with a very rich tradition.

Steve Capus

I’m a Philadelphia sports fanatic. I still watch Phillies games on my iPad, which is basically admitting to having daily torture sessions.

Steve Capus

Every weekend I go to the guitar bar in Hoboken and do a jam session.

Steve Capus

I drive my family nuts because when I watch something on TV, I’m likely to watch it with a bass guitar. But I don’t plug it in!

Steve Capus

When you have a political environment that is being so heavily influenced by the Tea Party that calls for shrinking the size of government, you can’t ignore it. There are political realities.

Steve Capus

I’m not one of these guys who begins the day thinking about what kind of an impact I can have. I instead think about it as what kind of work are we going to do today, how can we make the broadcast better, how can we work as a team, how can we draw on the resources of CBS overall and use them to make the ‘Evening News’ that much stronger.

Steve Capus

I always encourage people in the early parts of their career to focus on writing. If you can communicate clearly, if you can articulate a thought, if you can write a great story, then you’re going to be successful.

Steve Capus

My favorite band is Yes. They are all phenomenal musicians, and yes, this means I’m subject to ridicule from co-workers and occasionally from my wife, three kids, and even our Labradoodle pup.

Steve Capus

You can take the boy out of Philly but not the Philly out of the boy. It shapes my world view. It was a great place to grow up.

Steve Capus

I like what Don Imus has done through the years to help kids with cancer at the Imus Ranch. He has raised awareness about autism. He has done any number of good things.

Steve Capus

I’m so impressed with the quality of the ‘Evening News.’

Steve Capus

At the end of the day, my focus will be to make the ‘Evening News’ as strong from an editorial perspective as it possibly can be.

Steve Capus

Philadelphians are intensely loyal. They don’t switch teams even when the Sixers lose by 63 points or the Phillies finish last in the NL East.

Steve Capus

Philadelphia is a great market for local TV news. Both KYW and Channel 10 have had good runs. But Channel 6 doesn’t give you a reason to turn the channel. I have such profound respect for Jim Gardner. He is Philadelphia television news.

Steve Capus

As long as you are a trusted source of news, the distribution channel doesn’t matter as much. If we have to move to tablets or phones, that’s fine.

Steve Capus

My role at NBC was president of ‘NBC News.’ I had that role for eight years.

Steve Capus

Working in network news is not a solitary pursuit; it is the ultimate ‘team sport,’ in which success is derived from the collective performances of remarkable people united in purpose and dedication.

Steve Capus

Stretching back nearly three decades, Brian Williams and I have forged an enduring friendship. It all began in 1986 at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia and has resulted in a set of noteworthy experiences, amazing successes, and a bunch of trips to NASCAR speedways.

Steve Capus

Journalism is, indeed, a noble calling, and I have much I hope to accomplish in the next phase of my career.

Steve Capus

It is impossible to fully express how much I respect the people of ‘NBC News.’

Steve Capus

I am thrilled to be joining ‘CBS News’ and to have the opportunity to collaborate with some of our profession’s most talented journalists.

Steve Capus

It is every producer’s dream to be part of a dedicated, hard-working team that produces an outstanding broadcast like the ‘CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley.’

Steve Capus

At the heart of ‘CBS News’ is a group of inspiring, enterprising people led by the outstanding team of David Rhodes and Jeff Fager.

Steve Capus

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