Mount to Honor FOX Television Exec., Westchester Radio Exec. at Commencement
The Mount will confer the honorary degree of doctor of humane letters on Abernethy and
Abernethy oversees 27 stations in
Before assuming this position in
Prior to joining FOX News, Abernethy had a distinguished career at NBC television where he held a variety of executive finance management positions over a 16-year period. He was part of the management team that launched the highly successful cable business news channel, CNBC.
O’Shaughnessy grew up in
His interviews, commentaries and editorials appear in three anthologies, including AirWAVES. His work and his views have garnered many awards, including the League of Women Voters Award for Communications and the Chairman’s Award from the Broadcasters Foundation of America.
O’Shaughnessy is a staunch defender of the First Amendment and freedom of speech. He is a protector of broadcaster’s rights and has been called the “radio broadcasting industry’s conscience.” He was among the first inductees into the
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