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Hearst Names Co-Presidents of Hearst Entertainment & Syndication

hearst-corporation-logo2Hearst Corporation has tapped Neeraj Khemlani and George Kliavkoff to be co-presidents and group heads of Hearst Entertainment & Syndication. In this role, the duo will oversee the management teams at Hearst’s jointly-owned cable networks and production companies, such as A&E, History and Lifetime.

Khemlani has been with Hearst since 2009. He was most recently senior VP and chief creative officer for Hearst Corporation. Kliavkoff joined Hearst in 2009 as well. He most recently served as executive VP and deputy group head of Hearst Entertainment & Syndication.

See below for the memo from Steven Swartz, Hearst’s president and CEO, announcing the changes.

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Seattle P-I to Cease Printing Tomorrow

275globemoon.jpgIt’s official. After 146 years the Seattle P-I will cease to print tomorrow and exist solely online. In a press release, president of Hearst Newspapers, Steven Swartz said the Web site “isn’t a newspaper online — it’s an effort to craft a new type of digital business with a robust, community news and information Web site at its core….The Web is first and foremost a community platform, so we’ll be featuring new columns from prominent Seattle residents; more than 150 reader blogs, community databases and photo galleries. We’ll also be linking to the great work of other Web sites and blogs in the community.” Video of the announcement after the jump.

NYConvergence is speculating that George Kliavkoff, the former NBC Universal exec who helped conceive of Hulu, who was just hired by the Hearst Corporation may be involved in the new P-I online operation.

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