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J. Stewart Bryan

Date of passing: 
January 23, 2016

Obituary

Obituary: 

J. Stewart Bryan was the chairman of Media General Inc., and the former publisher of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Bryan was the fourth generation of his family to work in the media business, taking the reins of Media General in 1990.

He grew the company into a multimillion-dollar corporation that now owns 71 television stations. Bryan’s death came amid a bidding contest for the company between Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. of Texas and Iowa’s Meredith Corp.

Bryan died January 1, 2016. He was 77.

J. Stewart Bryan was the chairman of Media General Inc., and the former publisher of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Bryan was the fourth generation of his family to work in the media business, taking the reins of Media General in 1990.

He grew the company into a multimillion-dollar corporation that now owns 71 television stations. Bryan’s death came amid a bidding contest for the company between Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. of Texas and Iowa’s Meredith Corp.

Bryan died January 1, 2016. He was 77.

 

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