Sr. VP News & Content, Cox Media Group Ohio
Cox Media Group Ohio’s Senior Vice President of News and Content, Harry Delaney, will be retiring at the end of 2010. Delaney has spent more than 40 years in the industry including overseeing TV stations in major, medium and small markets across the country.
Delaney currently oversees the news and content forces of the Dayton Daily News, WHIO Channel 7 and radio, WHKO and WZLR, and CMG Ohio’s community papers. Under his leadership, WHIO TV captured a national Edward R. Murrow award and was named the No. 1 CBS affiliate in the country in 2009. Until his retirement, Delaney will be leading CMG Ohio’s historic move into its new newsroom, with new radio studios and the market’s first HD television studio.
[OH 0101] - Part 1: Intro and Contribution (2:20)
Harry Delaney, Sr. V.P., news and content, Dayton Daily News, believes his newspaper delivers “the news of record” to Dayton and its surrounding communities, and the quality of its reporting is tempered by perspective and research.
[OH 0102] - Part 2: Strategic Changes (5:14)
Harry Delaney, Sr. V.P., news and content, Dayton Daily News, says the convergence of the Dayton Daily News, WHIO radio and WHIO-TV, in January 2010, has created an expanded news-gathering organization that can serve its community through multiple platforms to create “a better news product” than ever before.
[OH 0103] - Part 3: Adaptation and the Future (6:40)
Harry Delaney, Sr. V.P., news and content, Dayton Daily News, says his newspaper website does not have a paywall now, but he expects there will &ldquo ;probably be a pay tier” in the future for the newspaper to recover its news-gathering costs.