George Randolph Hearst III

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George Randolph Hearst III
Born1955 (age 63–64)
EmployerHearst Corporation
Parent(s)George Randolph Hearst, Jr.
Mary Thompson

George Randolph Hearst III (born 1955) is the Publisher and CEO of the Times Union newspaper in Albany, New York, and a director of the Hearst Corporation.

He is the second child of George Randolph Hearst, Jr. and Mary Astrid Thompson and great-grandson of William Randolph Hearst. Hearst was previously the Director of Operations of the Times Union and then its Associate Publisher and General Manager,[1] he is the chairman of the board of trustees of the Albany Institute of History & Art,[2] a member of the board of directors of the Saratoga Performing Arts Center [3] and St. Peter's Health Care Services, a hospital in Albany.[4] He sued the producer of the "reality-TV" movie Hopelessly Rich, which aired on VH1 in 2003, over his portrayal in the made-for-TV movie by a con man who had stolen his identity and impersonated Hearst to the producers,[5][6] he is part of the ownership group of the Albany Empire of the Arena Football League, which began play in 2018.[7]


  1. ^ Business Week - July 8, 2002 - Parting the Veil at Hearst
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  3. ^ Saratoga Performing Arts Center - Board of Directors Archived 2006-12-29 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ St. Peter's Health Care Services Press Release, Tuesday October 17, 2006 - Massry Family Donates $1 Million To Name Atrium in St. Peter's Expansion. Photo caption identifies Hearst as a director.
  5. ^ Rush & Molloy (August 1, 2003). "VH1's 'Hearst': Any relation to reality?". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on 2006-05-25. Retrieved 2007-01-23.
  6. ^ IMDB, "News" Jul 15, 2004
  7. ^ "The Arena Football League Returns to Albany". October 24, 2017. Archived from the original on October 30, 2017. Retrieved October 30, 2017.

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