Bennack Reflects On Media’s Past, Future

From the future of newspapers to fake news, a man who has led and guided media for decades weighed in Thursday morning at the National Press Club. With a lifetime dedicated to journalism and the business of journalism and the media, former Hearst Corp. CEO Frank Bennack makes the case for the high road, from the front office to the front page.

Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack Writing Memoir

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack is working on a memoir. Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Bennack’s “Leave Something on the Table: And Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and in Life” will come out in October. According to the publisher, Bennack will share “insider anecdotes” and “hard-won lessons” as […]

Swartz To Succeed Bennack As Hearst CEO

SwartzBennackFrank Bennack will continues as executive vice chairman of the board, among other leadership roles, after turning over the CEO position to Steven R. Swartz on June 1.

Hearst’s Bennack: Local TV Not ‘Toast’

Frank A. Bennack, Jr., chairman of The Paley Center for Media and vice chairman-CEO of Hearst Corp., says it has been an extraordinary year for local television. “Every time you think it’s over for television, you have this great year,” he said in a session with Paley Center President/CEO Pat Mitchell at the close of its IC 2010 meeting Friday.