Hearst Television, a national multimedia company, owns and operates 30 local television stations and two local radio stations, serving 26 television markets across 39 states, reaching approximately 21 million U.S. television households.
The TV stations broadcast more than 60 video channels, featuring local and national news, weather, information, sports and entertainment programming, and local community service-oriented programs. The stations operate digital on-line and mobile platforms that extend the company’s brands and content to local, national and international audiences. The company’s digital content reaches an average of 25 million monthly unique visitors across all digital platforms.
Hearst Television is among the largest affiliate partners of the ABC and NBC networks, and also owns stations affiliated with the CBS, CW, MyNetworkTV, MeTV and Estrella networks, among others.
Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.
Hearst Television’s community service and corporate citizenship have been widely acknowledged and its reputation in these areas has been reinforced by the company’s employee-recruitment efforts. These include providing ongoing support for organizations such as the Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media; the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation; the Broadcasters Foundation of America; the Carole Kneeland Project for Responsible Journalism; and the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Asian American Journalists’ Association, among others.
Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst. – less