Graham Media Group Names Michael Englehaupt Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

CHICAGO--()--Michael Englehaupt has been named Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Graham Media Group, a division of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC). Englehaupt will be based in Chicago, effective June 1.

“Mike brings a wealth of IT, engineering and TV technology knowledge to this key position. He will be responsible for leading our IT and engineering technology strategy as we continue to evolve into a more digitally-centric, IP and IT-based media company. He’s smart, strategic and thoughtful, and a great communicator.”

Emily Barr, President and Chief Executive Officer of Graham Media Group, said, “Mike brings a wealth of IT, engineering and TV technology knowledge to this key position. He will be responsible for leading our IT and engineering technology strategy as we continue to evolve into a more digitally-centric, IP and IT-based media company. He’s smart, strategic and thoughtful, and a great communicator.”

Previously, Englehaupt was Chief Technology Officer at KQED, where he oversaw the company’s technology planning and strategy for its three UHF television stations and two FM radio stations, as well as all web and mobile sites. Prior to that assignment, Englehaupt held various senior level broadcast operations and engineering positions at KPIX–San Francisco, KABC–Los Angeles, WLS–Chicago, Telemundo and WMAQ–Chicago, where he started his career. He has led facility rebuilds, renovations and improvements, managed IT expansions and driven energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives throughout his career.

Graham Media Group (www.GrahamMediaGroup.com), a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC), owns five local TV stations—each in a top-50 market and all recognized as news leaders—reaching 6.3% of U.S. television households: KPRC–Houston and WDIV–Detroit (NBC); KSAT–San Antonio (ABC); WKMG–Orlando (CBS); and WJXT–Jacksonville (independent). The stations also broadcast digital channels focused on classic television and operate market-leading websites, mobile sites and mobile apps that deliver breaking news, weather and community news, reaching millions of users across each platform. Graham Media Group owns SocialNewsDesk, a leading provider of social media software solutions used in more than 600 newsrooms worldwide.

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Graham Media Group
Patty Oliva, 312-917-6242
POliva@GrahamMedia.com

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