Wednesday
May
25
2016
3:42 pm
Weather
 
  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 
Former TV academy president Hank Rieger dies
March 08, 2014, 05:00 AM The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — Family members say the former president of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has died in Oceanside, Calif.

Henry “Hank” Rieger was 95. He died on Wednesday.

In his 40 years with the TV academy, Rieger also served as president of the organization’s Hollywood chapter and editor and publisher of Emmy magazine.

Before joining the TV academy, Rieger worked for United Press International and in publicity for NBC, promoting such series as “Bonanza,” “Star Trek” and “Sanford and Son.” He later started his own publicity firm, which counted ESPN among its clients.

In 1994, Rieger was honored with the TV academy’s Syd Cassyd Award for his long and distinguished service to the organization.

Rieger’s wife of 65 years, Deborah, died last year.

 

 

Tags: rieger, academy,


Other stories from today:

 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  | 
<< Back
 
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Do you think school districts should focus more on magnet schools or traditional neighborhood schools?

Magnet
Traditional
A combination of both

 

 
 
 
 
TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines
WASHINGTON — The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday the beleaguered..
Clinton faulted on emails by State Department audit
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton disregarded State Department cybersecurity guidelines by using a priv..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2016 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County events