TITLE

Harry Pappas

AUTHOR(S)
Romano, Allison
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Broadcasting & Cable;10/23/2006 Supplement, Vol. 136, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a profile of Harry Pappas, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Pappas Telecasting, the largest privately owned group of television stations in the U.S. His family's background as radio station owners is presented, along with Pappas' role in acquiring their first TV station in 1971. His willingness to affiliate his stations with start-up networks like Fox, WB, and UPN is noted. The company's expansion into Spanish language broadcasting is examined.
ACCESSION #
24550618

 

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