Influential Crawford Left His Mark On Media

‘Gordy’ Crawford, who is ending a four-decade career at Capital Group, became something of a trusted adviser to media magnates. His new focus: fixing journalism. He’s ponyied up $4 million to help fund a new $24.5-million broadcast facility for noncommercial KPCC-FM Pasadena, Calif.

Capital Group’s Gordon Crawford To Retire

Gordon Crawford, the fund manager whose views helped shape media industry mergers and acquisitions, will retire at year’s end after more than four decades at Los Angeles-based Capital Group Cos. Crawford, 65, told the company of his plans last year and the assets he oversees will gradually be handed to other managers at the firm.