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Hank Price Northwestern University Media Management Center

Hank Price, is a veteran television executive who has led some of the nation’s most prominent stations including WBBM-TV, the CBS owned station in Chicago, KARE-TV, the Gannett-owned NBC affiliate in Minneapolis/St. Paul, WXII-TV in Winston-Salem, NC and WFMY-TV in Greensboro, NC.  He is currently the President & General Manager of WVTM-TV, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate in Birmingham, Al.  Since 2000 Price has also been Senior Director of Northwestern University’s Media Management Center where he concentrates on future journalism and business models.  Earlier in his career Price was a national television consultant with Frank N. Magid Associates.  A frequent speaker at industry events, in 2000 Price was named a Fifth Estater by Broadcasting & Cable Magazine for “innovation in television news.”  In 2010 he was given the North Carolina Association of Broadcast’s Distinguished Service Award for “Outstanding contributions to broadcasting.”  That same year he was named a member of University of Southern Mississippi’s Journalism Hall of Fame.