Raycom President Inducted into Hall of Fame

October 23, 2007

KPLC is pleased to announce that Raycom President and CEO of Raycom Media, Paul McTear, will be honored in Broadcasting & Cable's Hall of Fame beside such household names as Mark Burnett "The Apprentice" and Harry Friedman "Wheel of Fortune".

A legendary show and 11 television giants will be inducted into Broadcasting & Cable's class of 2007 Hall of Fame. The new class will take its place alongside 265 other luminaries at the 17th Annual Hall of Fame Awards Dinner in New York.

B & C Editor in Chief Max Robins says the event has become the industry gold standard at recognizing the best of the best in the field.

This year's honorees are:

  • Frank A. Bennack Jr., vice chairman of the board/chairman of the executive committee, Hearst Corp.
  • Mark Burnett, producer, Mark Burnett Productions
  • Bill Cella, chairman/CEO, Magna Global Worldwide/vice chairman, Draft FCB
  • Rocco Commisso, chairman/CEO, MediaCom
  • Brian France, chairman/CEO, NASCAR
  • Charles Gibson, anchor, ABC's World News With Charles Gibson
  • Bonnie Hammer, president, USA Networks/Sci Fi
  • Phil Kent, president/CEO Turner Broadcasting System Inc.
  • Judy McGrath, president/CEO, MTV Networks
  • Paul McTear, president/CEO, Raycom Media
  • Joe Uva, CEO, Univision
  • Harry Friedman, executive producer, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!, upon the occasion of Wheel's 25th anniversary