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Discovery Communications’ John S. Hendricks says goodbye to Walter Cronkite

The founder and chairman of Discovery Communications, John S. Hendricks, releases a statement on the passing of newsman Walter Cronkite on July 17. Hendricks says, 'There would be no Discovery Channel without Walter Cronkite.'
July 20, 2009

The founder and chairman of Discovery Communications, John S. Hendricks, releases a statement on the passing of newsman Walter Cronkite on July 17. Hendricks says, ‘There would be no Discovery Channel without Walter Cronkite.’

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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