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Jordan Wertlieb Elected a Director of Hearst Corporation




NEW YORK, NY — (Marketwired) — 11/26/13 — Jordan Wertlieb, president of Hearst Television Inc., has been elected to Hearst Corporation-s Board of Directors. The announcement was made today by Steven R. Swartz, president and CEO of Hearst Corporation and William R. Hearst III, chairman of the Board of Directors.

With this election, there are now 24 members of the Board of Directors, elected by the trustees of The Hearst Family Trust.

Wertlieb was appointed president of Hearst Television Inc. in December 2012. He served as executive vice president from 2011 to 2012, after serving since 2005 as president and general manager of WBAL-TV, Hearst Television-s NBC affiliate in Baltimore. Wertlieb is also a vice president of Hearst Corporation.

He began his television career in 1986 as a research analyst at Katz Communications in New York. Wertlieb became a television sales account executive at Katz in 1989, representing television stations of Hearst Broadcasting (Hearst Television Inc.-s predecessor company) as well as other leading station groups.

Wertlieb serves as chairman of the NBC Affiliate Board and is a member of the National Association of Broadcasters- (NAB) Television Board. He holds a bachelor-s from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and is a graduate of the NAB Broadcast Leadership Training Program. In 2010, he was named to the Maryland Daily Record-s list of Influential Marylanders.

Hearst Corporation () is one of the nation-s largest diversified media and information companies. Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 36 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union; hundreds of magazines around the world, including Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, ELLE and O, The Oprah Magazine; 29 television stations, which reach a combined 18 percent of U.S. viewers; ownership in leading cable networks, including Lifetime, A&E, HISTORY and ESPN; significant holdings in automotive, electronic and medical/pharmaceutical business information companies; a 50 percent stake in global ratings agency Fitch Group; Internet and marketing services businesses; television production; newspaper features distribution; and real estate. Follow us on Twitter: .

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