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Mitchell Scherzer Named Trustee of Hearst Family Trust

Mitchell Scherzer GMitchell Scherzer, currently senior vice president and chief financial officer of Hearst Corporation, has been elected a trustee of the Hearst Family Trust. The trustees have a variety of duties, including electing the corporation’s board of directors.

The trustees of the the Hearst Family Trust now include Scherzer, James Asher, David Barrett, Anissa Balson, Frank Bennack, John Conomikes, Lisa Hearst Hagerman, George Hearst III, William Hearst III, Gilbert Maurer, Mark Miller, Virginia Hearst Randt and Steven Swartz.

The Hearst Family Trust, established under the will of William Randolph Hearst, owns Hearst Corporation.

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Leadership Changes at Hearst Television

Hearst Corporation has announced two leadership changes at Hearst Television. David Barrett has been named chairman and CEO and Jordan Wertlieb has been named president.

Barrett, a director of Hearst Corp., most recently served as president and CEO of Hearst Television. He has been with Hearst since 1984, when he served as general manager of the company’s Baltimore-based radio stations.

Wertlieb had been executive vice president of Hearst Television since January of last year. Prior to that, Wertlieb was WBAL-TV’s president and general manager for six years.

Both appointments are effective immediately.