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BREAKING: Ed Ansin dead at 84


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Out of respect for the deceased, this is a NO SPECULATION ZONE

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On 8/3/2020 at 7:36 PM, Roadrunner said:

I think this confirms what we've been expecting, but here are some official articles published today discussing the new leadership at Sunbeam:

1) https://tvnewscheck.com/article/top-news/251937/new-leadership-at-sunbeam-television-corp/

2) https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/article244695077.html

  • Andrew Ansin (Ed's oldest son) will become CEO.
  • James Ansin + Paul Magnes will be co-presidents.
  • Ownership remains with the Ansins.

I think it's fair to say that Ansin solidified his legacy, building a company with a uniquely strong foundation that itself will also only die with its boots still on.

Corporates will have to put up a war if they really want to take a bite.

I think it's the right move and Myron said it best Ed had a plan in place for when he died, his children would take over and in all likelihood the company will continue to thrive on its own and maybe grow the company a little bit (I'll save that particular topic for elsewhere)

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Was working on a twitter thread about this, but it got derailed due to some household drama, so I'll type everything here.   Ed Ansin, in my mind, deserves to be mentioned in the same breath

More than that, actually.   See, Rupert made his mark in the UK and his native Australia with gloriously sensational tabloids. Even when he took over the New York Post, he put his stamp on t

Those images speak volumes.   Same desk, same chairs, same lamp, same portrait on the wall over 30-plus years. It speaks to not only what may have been Mr. Ansin's own frugality, but on two

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I've never been the biggest fan of Ansin's approach (the flashy, tabloid-y look and feel, buying WLVI just to keep it out of NBC's hands, etc), but he did things his way and came out on top, and I have to respect that.

 

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