Company Overview of Hearst Television Inc.
Hearst Television Inc. owns and operates television (TV) and radio stations in the United States. The company’s TV stations broadcast various video channels that feature local and national news, weather, information, sports and entertainment programming, and local community service-oriented programs, as well as local and national public-affairs, and 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 engages in Internet broadcasting operations. Hearst Television Inc. was formerly known as Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. and ...
300 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019-3789
Founded in 1994
Key Executives for Hearst Television Inc.
President of WTAE and General Manager of WTAE
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2012.
Hearst Television Inc. Key Developments
Hearst Television Inc. Renews PolitiFact Partnership with Tampa Bay Times
Apr 3 13
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'.
Hearst Television Inc. Announces Executive Promotions
Dec 6 12
Hearst Television Inc. announced that David J. Barrett has been named as chairman and CEO and Jordan Wertlieb has been named as president of the company. Both promotions are effective immediately. Barrett was named president and CEO of Hearst-Argyle Television in 2001. He had a six-year tenure as deputy general manager of Hearst Broadcasting and four years as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Hearst-Argyle Television. Wertlieb was named executive vice president of Hearst Television in January 2011.
Hearst Television Inc. Names Justin Antoniotti as News Director at its WTAE-TV
Oct 25 12
Justin Antoniotti has been named news director at Hearst Television Inc.'s WTAE-TV. Antoniotti will oversee the overall news operation of Channel 4 Action News, WTAE.com, and WTAE mobile applications. His appointment, announced by WTAE President & General Manager Michael J. Hayes, begins immediately. Antoniotti comes to WTAE from Hearst Television sister-station WYFF 4 in Greenville, SC. During his tenure as news director, WYFF 4 expanded local newscasts and launched a primetime news magazine, "Chronicle," which earned the Peabody Award from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism in 2010.
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