Paul M. Hughes, former chairman of Hughes Broadcasting Partners and OG Holdings, died on Wednesday, March 11, at the age of 70.
Paul M. Hughes, a former broadcasting executive, died Wed. March 11, 2009 at the age of 70. He lived in New Canaan CT and Hyannis Port MA.
He had been the chairman of Hughes Broadcasting Partners and OG Holdings until 2000. Prior to that, he was president of King World Broadcasting and president of Viacom International’s Broadcast and Entertainment Divisions. He had also served as executive vice president of TeleRep, Inc in New York. Hughes recently retired from the Cox Radio Board of Directors.
His prior community service work included chairing the Greater Hartford MLK Youth Fund, 20 Hartford Urban League and was a former Board member of the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich CT and the Doane Stuart School in Albany NY.
Mr. Hughes is survived by his wife, Maureen, 3 children, Caroleen Mackin, James Hughes and Nancy Hughes, and his sister, Bernardine Hughes, and 7 grandchildren.
Funeral mass will be 11:00 a.m. on Sat. March 14 at St. Thomas More Catholic church in Darien CT. Calling hours will be Friday March 13 from 5-8 pm at Hoyt’s Funeral Home, 199 Main St in New Canaan CT
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in his name to the Convent of the Sacred Heart in NYC, 1 East 91st St, NY NY 10128.