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October 28, 1987
The Domestic Television division of Gulf & Western's Paramount Pictures Corp. has named Ed Wilson vice president-eastern regional manager, replacing Joel Berman, who is leaving the company. Wilson will relocate to New York from Dallas, where he has been vice president-southern regional manager since 1985. Al Rothstein has rejoined Paramount, succeeding Wilson. He was southeastern division manager for Paramount from 1981-84 before becoming general sales manager for WTVJ-TV/Miami.
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February 4, 2008 | Meg James, Times Staff Writer
Veteran television executive Ed Wilson will become president next week of Tribune Broadcasting, stepping into a job that carries the task of re-energizing 23 TV stations that have been squeezed in recent years by falling advertising sales. Wilson, currently president of News Corp.'s Fox TV network, is among the first high-level appointments for Tribune Co. Chairman Sam Zell and the company's executive vice president, Randy Michaels.
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BUSINESS
February 4, 2008 | Meg James, Times Staff Writer
Veteran television executive Ed Wilson will become president next week of Tribune Broadcasting, stepping into a job that carries the task of re-energizing 23 TV stations that have been squeezed in recent years by falling advertising sales. Wilson, currently president of News Corp.'s Fox TV network, is among the first high-level appointments for Tribune Co. Chairman Sam Zell and the company's executive vice president, Randy Michaels.
BUSINESS
May 5, 2004 | Meg James, Times Staff Writer
Fox Broadcasting Co. on Tuesday named longtime television executive Ed Wilson as network president -- less than two weeks after Wilson waved goodbye to NBC. At Fox, Wilson, 47, will be filling a job that has been largely vacant for two years, since Tony Vinciquerra was tapped as president and chief executive of Fox Networks Group, which also includes the company's non-news cable channels, including FX, Fox Sports Net and the National Geographic Channel.
BOOKS
October 23, 1994 | Jonathan Weiner, Jonathan Weiner's latest book, "The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time,"is the 1994 winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science
"If you're a storyteller," the filmmaker Howard Hawks is quoted in "Naturalist," "find a good story and tell it." For more than 40 years, Edward O. Wilson, one of the preeminent evolutionary biologists of our time, has been finding and telling good stories in unlikely places, from fire ants in Alabama, to bulldog ants in Western Australia, to army ants in Costa Rica. ("Most children have a bug period," he says, "and I never grew out of mine."
BUSINESS
May 5, 2004 | Meg James, Times Staff Writer
Fox Broadcasting Co. on Tuesday named longtime television executive Ed Wilson as network president -- less than two weeks after Wilson waved goodbye to NBC. At Fox, Wilson, 47, will be filling a job that has been largely vacant for two years, since Tony Vinciquerra was tapped as president and chief executive of Fox Networks Group, which also includes the company's non-news cable channels, including FX, Fox Sports Net and the National Geographic Channel.
BUSINESS
December 16, 2008 | FROM TIMES WIRE REPORTS
Tribune Co. named Ed Wilson chief revenue officer, responsible for increasing sales at all of the company's divisions, including newspapers, television and online. Last week, Tribune filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors. The Chicago company, which owns the Los Angeles Times and KTLA-TV Channel 5, is struggling amid a dramatic downturn in advertising spending and a debt of $12.9 billion, much of it accumulated nearly a year ago when real estate mogul Sam Zell took the company private.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 1998
After months of negotiations, Kincaid's Fish, Chop and Steakhouse will become the first restaurant to be constructed on the renovated north end of the pier. The eatery got approval this week from the California Coastal Commission to begin construction of a 10,000-square-foot restaurant next month. Kincaid's, a division of Seattle-based Restaurants Unlimited Inc., is scheduled to open in August, Project Manager Ed Wilson said Thursday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1989
Gang members lobbed a Molotov cocktail into a South Los Angeles house early Friday, injuring three people, authorities said. A woman in her 50s and a young man and woman escaped with minor smoke inhalation in the attack, which occurred about 1 a.m. when a carload of suspected gang members threw the device through the window of a house in the 5400 block of 2nd Avenue, police and fire officials said. The suspects had first sprayed the house with gunfire before tossing the fire bomb, Sgt.
BUSINESS
September 8, 2000 | BRIAN LOWRY
NBC is seeking to strengthen its presence in the television syndication market by naming former CBS executive Ed Wilson to spearhead those efforts. Wilson, 43, who left CBS' Eyemark Entertainment last month, becomes president of NBC Enterprises and Syndication, overseeing the sale of network reruns produced by NBC as well as the distribution of original programming directly to TV stations.
BOOKS
October 23, 1994 | Jonathan Weiner, Jonathan Weiner's latest book, "The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time,"is the 1994 winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science
"If you're a storyteller," the filmmaker Howard Hawks is quoted in "Naturalist," "find a good story and tell it." For more than 40 years, Edward O. Wilson, one of the preeminent evolutionary biologists of our time, has been finding and telling good stories in unlikely places, from fire ants in Alabama, to bulldog ants in Western Australia, to army ants in Costa Rica. ("Most children have a bug period," he says, "and I never grew out of mine."
BUSINESS
October 28, 1987
The Domestic Television division of Gulf & Western's Paramount Pictures Corp. has named Ed Wilson vice president-eastern regional manager, replacing Joel Berman, who is leaving the company. Wilson will relocate to New York from Dallas, where he has been vice president-southern regional manager since 1985. Al Rothstein has rejoined Paramount, succeeding Wilson. He was southeastern division manager for Paramount from 1981-84 before becoming general sales manager for WTVJ-TV/Miami.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1988
A 30-year-old man with burns over nearly one-third of his body walked into the 77th Street Division police station in Los Angeles about 4 a.m. Sunday and pleaded for help. He told officers that someone had doused him with gasoline and set him ablaze. But Fire Department paramedics said they found no trace of gasoline on the man, Police Sgt. Ed Wilson said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 28, 1993
Los Angeles police are seeking the mother of a newborn girl who was found Saturday in a trash dumpster in Watts with her umbilical cord still attached. A man searching the dumpster for cans and bottles found the girl about 10 a.m. at 115th and Success streets, inside the Nickerson Gardens housing projects, said Lt. Ed Wilson of the LAPD's Southeast station. The girl was found wrapped in a white towel and white sheet.
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