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Company Overview of Hearst Television Inc.

Company Overview

Hearst Television Inc., a multi-media company, owns and operates local television and radio stations in the United States. The company’s TV stations broadcast video channels that feature local and national news, weather, information, sports and entertainment programming, and local community service-oriented programs; and local and national public-affairs, interview programs, and specials. Its stations also host and operate digital online and mobile platforms that extend the company’s brands and content to local, national, and international audiences. In addition, the company provides Internet broadcasting services. Hearst Television Inc. was formerly known as Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. a...

300 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019-3789

United States

Founded in 1994

2,890 Employees

Phone:

212-887-6800

Fax:

212-887-6855

Key Executives for Hearst Television Inc.

Chief Financial Officer
Age: 61
President of WMTW-TV
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Senior Vice President and Group Head
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hearst Television Inc. Key Developments

Hearst Television, Inc. Appoints Cary Pahigian as President and General Manager of Baltimore Radio Stations

Hearst Television Inc. has appointed Cary Pahigian as president and general manager of its WBAL-AM and WIYY-FM radio stations serving the Baltimore, Maryland market. Pahigian joins Hearst from Saga Communications, for which he served as president and general manager of an eight-station radio group in Portland, Maine, including WMGX, WGAN and WPOR. Before Saga, Pahigian was vice president and general manager of Boch Broadcasting in Cape Cod, Mass. Previously, he served as vice president of operations with Sconnix Broadcasting in Vienna, Va., and as station manager for Boston radio powerhouse WBZ-AM and as program/operations manager at WIP in Philadelphia.

Hearst Television Inc. Renews PolitiFact Partnership with Tampa Bay Times

Hearst Television Inc. announced it renewed its alliance with PolitiFact, the fact-checking website of Tampa Bay Times. In one recurring feature of the exclusive partnership, Hearst Television's Washington, D.C., Bureau produced segments on PolitiFact's fact-checking about the presidential campaign using the website's much-discussed 'Truth-O-Meter'.

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