Company Overview of Hearst Television Inc.
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
Founded in 1994
Key Executives for Hearst Television Inc.
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Hearst Television Inc. Key Developments
Hearst Television, Inc. Appoints Cary Pahigian as President and General Manager of Baltimore Radio Stations
Jun 9 14
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
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.
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