Former WPIX GM Joins Hearst Television

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By Merrill Knox

hearst tvEric Meyrowitz, the former general manager of WPIX in New York City, is joining Hearst Television as vice president of sales. His appointment is effective March 1.

“Eric is an accomplished broadcast executive with an exceptional background and reputation in television sales,” Hearst Television president Jordan Wertlieb said in a statement.  “His station management experience and outstanding relationships throughout the advertising community make him an ideal addition to our company.”

It’s a return to Hearst for Meyrowitz, who is a former national sales manager for WBAL, Hearst’s NBC affiliate in Baltimore. He has also worked as vice president and general manager of WDCW, Tribune’s CW affiliate in Washington, D.C.