Herb Granath: Broadcasting, Cable Innovator

The executive led ABC into the top ranks of the broadcast networks, then masterminded the company’s expansion into cable and international arenas, with ESPN, A&E, The History Channel, Lifetime Television and Disney/ABC International. This profile is the fifth in a series featuring individuals who will be honored by the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation as Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts on Oct. 15 in New York. This year’s other honorees: Don Mischer, Gracia Martore, Bill Persky, Jarl Mohn, Gene Jankowski, Mel Karmazin, the Carter family and Don West.

Jankowski, Granath, West Among LAB Giants

The annual luncheon and ceremony honoring individual contributions to media will take place Oct. 15 at Gotham Hall in New York.