Emily Barr

Emily L. Barr is the president and chief executive officer of Graham Media Group, the television broadcasting division of Graham Holdings Company. She has held this position since July 2012. Barr oversees seven local television stations - each in a top-70 market, representing nearly 7 percent coverage in the U.S. All stations are recognized as news leaders on air, on the go and on line: KPRC-TV Houston (NBC); WDIV-TV Detroit (NBC); KSAT-TV San Antonio (ABC); WKMG-TV Orlando (CBS); a duopoly in Jacksonville: WJXT-TV (Fully Local) and WCWJ-TV (CW) and WSLS-TV Roanoke (NBC). GMG also owns Social News Desk, a leading provider of social media management tools designed to connect newsrooms with their users.