Roger Ailes Named ‘Media Visionary of the Year’ 

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Roger AilesFox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes has been named Adweek’s 2015 Media Visionary of the Year as part of the industry publication’s annual Hot List.

The Fox News mastermind was honored for building what financial analysts SNL Kagan estimates is a $2.3 billion business in Fox News, with twice the revenue of lead competitor CNN.

Further boosting Ailes’ credentials, Adweek said, was Fox News having the most-watched non-sports cable program ever when 24 million viewers tuned in for the network’s Republican primary debate in August. Previous winners of the award include Alibaba founder Jack Ma and MTV founder Bob Pittman. Read more at Adweek.

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