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Pappas Names Yeager CFO

Pappas Telecasting , the privately-held owner of 27 television stations, named Bruce M. Yeager its Executive Vice President-Chief Financial Officer today. He’ll report to CEO Harry J. Pappas  and President Dennis J. Davis.

Yeager previously ran B. Yeager & Associates, which offers financial and strategic advice. Prior to that, he was Co-Head of the Global Media and Communication Group at Credit Lyonnais Americas.

“His background is exactly the kind needed for the next levels of activity and strategic objectives that Pappas Telecasting’s board of directors has laid out for the future,” stated Harry Pappas.

Pappas owns Fox, The CW, ABC, CBS, Azteca America and MyNetworkTV affiliates, mostly in the western and southern U.S.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.