Bob Wright

Wright in October 2015

American lawyer, businessman, and author.

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Wright in October 2015

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NBC

American English-language commercial broadcast television and radio network, serving as the flagship property of the NBC Entertainment division of NBCUniversal (itself a subsidiary of Comcast).

American English-language commercial broadcast television and radio network, serving as the flagship property of the NBC Entertainment division of NBCUniversal (itself a subsidiary of Comcast).

30 Rockefeller Plaza, the headquarters of NBC at Rockefeller Center in New York City
NBCi header used from 1999 to 2007.

After the acquisition by GE, Bob Wright became chief executive officer of NBC and would remain in that position until his retirement in 2007, when he was succeeded by Jeff Zucker.

Autism Speaks

Autism advocacy charity and the largest autism research organization in the United States.

Autism advocacy charity and the largest autism research organization in the United States.

On April 2, 2013, the Cloth Hall, Ypres, Belgium with was lit up blue for the World Autism Day.
The White House lit in blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day, 2017

It was founded in February 2005 by Bob Wright, vice chairman of General Electric, and his wife Suzanne, a year after their grandson Christian was diagnosed with autism.

CNBC

American basic cable business news channel that is a division of NBCUniversal News Group, a subsidiary of NBCUniversal, with both wholly owned and operated by Comcast.

American basic cable business news channel that is a division of NBCUniversal News Group, a subsidiary of NBCUniversal, with both wholly owned and operated by Comcast.

CNBC's current control room
CNBC's SNG
The newsroom at CNBC headquarters, also used to host Power Lunch
Englewood Cliffs headquarters
A Squawk Box outside broadcast, hosted by Rebecca Quick
The Kudlow Report set in 2011
The newsroom at CNBC's New Jersey headquarters
Melissa Lee and Simon Hobbs on assignment during the show Squawk on the Street
CNBC Silicon Valley bureau chief Jim Goldman on assignment at the Palo Alto Apple Store
The TV studio at the NASDAQ MarketSite, where CNBC's market updates and the show Fast Money are hosted
An inside look of CNBC New Jersey headquarters
An inside look of CNBC New Jersey headquarters
CNBC News Store at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
CNBC News Store at Raleigh-Durham International Airport
CNBC Europe's headquarters in Fleet Place, London
CNBC Asia's headquarters in International Plaza, Singapore
CNBC HD on April 9, 2014.
CNBC News in Philadelphia International Airport
CNBC Awaaz headquarters at night in New Delhi
CNBC Awaaz News Van
TVN CNBC Biznes interview
CNBC Arabiya headquarters

Roger Ailes was hired as the president of CNBC in 1993, tasked by NBC CEO Bob Wright with turning around the struggling network.

College of the Holy Cross

Private, Jesuit liberal arts college in Worcester, Massachusetts, about 40 miles west of Boston.

Private, Jesuit liberal arts college in Worcester, Massachusetts, about 40 miles west of Boston.

Bishop Benedict Joseph Fenwick, S.J., founder of Holy Cross
Alumni Hall, Holy Cross
Fenwick Lawn, with Commencement Porch of Fenwick Hall in the foreground and the Chapel beyond
The college's flagship building, Fenwick Hall
O'Kane Hall and clock tower, view from northern end of campus.
View of St. Joseph Memorial Chapel
Carlin Hall, a junior residence, with O'Kane and Fenwick Halls behind.
Seal of the College of the Holy Cross
The Crusaders men's lacrosse team plays a game against the Colgate Raiders in 2015
Clarence Thomas, United States Supreme Court Justice
Bob Casey Jr., U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania
Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bob Cousy, former professional NBA player, who is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Jon Favreau, former White House Director of Speechwriting and host of Pod Save America
Chris Matthews, political commentator
Bob Casey Sr., former Governor of Pennsylvania
Bob Wright, former president and CEO of NBC
Bill Simmons, sports analyst and founder of The Ringer
William Joseph McDonough, former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Ann Dowd, actress
Timothy Leary, psychologist
Peter Welch, U.S. Congressman from Vermont

Several alumni have held top positions in the world of business and finance: Bob Wright, Chairman & CEO, NBC Universal, and Vice Chairman, General Electric; James David Power III, J.D. Power and Associates founder; William J. McDonough, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Vice Chairman of Merrill Lynch.

Chaminade High School building facade

Chaminade High School

Roman Catholic high school for boys which was established and continues to be run by the Province of Meribah of the Marianist religious order.

Roman Catholic high school for boys which was established and continues to be run by the Province of Meribah of the Marianist religious order.

Chaminade High School building facade

Robert C. Wright, former chairman and chief executive officer of NBC Universal and vice-chairman of General Electric

Double Helix Medal

The Double Helix Medal has been awarded annually since 2006 by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) to individuals who have positively impacted human health by raising awareness and funds for biomedical research.

The Double Helix Medal has been awarded annually since 2006 by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) to individuals who have positively impacted human health by raising awareness and funds for biomedical research.

Other notable recipients include founders of Autism Speaks Suzanne and Bob Wright; former Paramount Pictures head Sherry Lansing who produced the Stand Up to Cancer telethon; Evelyn Lauder who founded the Breast Cancer Research Foundation; Hank Greenberg of the Starr Foundation, which is one of the largest supporters of scientific research; Marilyn and Jim Simons, the world’s largest individual supporters of autism research; David H. Koch who has donated over $300 million to biomedical research; and prominent scientists and Nobel laureates.

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The Men Who Killed Kennedy

Video documentary series by British television network ITV that depicts the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

Video documentary series by British television network ITV that depicts the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

DVD cover

In a letter to the chief executives of the three parent companies of A & E Networks, — Victor F. Ganzi of the Hearst Corporation, Michael D. Eisner of Disney, and Robert C. Wright of NBC — former United States President Gerald Ford described the allegations as "the most damaging accusations ever made against a former vice president and president in American history."

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The Late Shift (book)

1994 non-fiction book written by The New York Times media reporter Bill Carter.

1994 non-fiction book written by The New York Times media reporter Bill Carter.

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Bob Wright: President of NBC from 1986 to 2007. Tries to negotiate to keep Letterman on NBC.

KRON-TV

Television station licensed to San Francisco, California, United States, serving the San Francisco Bay Area as an affiliate of MyNetworkTV.

Television station licensed to San Francisco, California, United States, serving the San Francisco Bay Area as an affiliate of MyNetworkTV.

KRON's original logo, from 1949, depicted what would become its 50-year association with the San Francisco Chronicle.
The original version of KRON's current logo was based on the design of the Golden Gate Bridge. Station identifications used by the station during the 1970s and 1980s usually depicted the logo hidden in positive space within a full-scale design of the bridge.

NBC president and chief executive officer Bob Wright had warned that if NBC did not succeed in buying KRON, it would require any prospective buyer to uphold specific terms if it wanted to retain the NBC affiliation.

Zucker at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival

Jeff Zucker

American former media executive.

American former media executive.

Zucker at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival

On December 15, 2005, Zucker was promoted by NBC Universal to Chief Executive Officer of NBC Universal Television Group behind Robert Charles Wright, vice chairman of General Electric and chairman & CEO of NBC Universal.