13 July, 2008

Van Gordon Sauter


Van Gordon Sauter is former president of CBS News and Fox News. He spent more than 30 years in communications, working in print and broadcast journalism. From 1968-1986 he worked in a variety of jobs at CBS, where he was president of CBS News from 1982-1983 and Executive Vice President of News from 1983-1986. Sauter was also Vice President and General Manager of the CBS station in Los Angeles, KNXT from 1977-1980.

Sauter spent two years as president and general manager of KVIE-TV (PBS) in Sacramento from 1995-1998. There he created California Heartland, a statewide weekly syndicated program about agriculture.

He is a graduate of Ohio State University and has been a reporter for The Chicago Daily News, the Detroit Free Press and the New Bedford (Mass.) Standard-Times.

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