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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.

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