President, Local Media Group
Patrick McCreery is President of the Meredith Local Media Group. He oversees Meredith’s 17 local television stations, which combined, produce 740 hours of local news, weather, sports, and lifestyle programming each week, and reach more than 11 percent of U.S. households. McCreery also oversees MNI Targeted Media, which joined Meredith’s Local Media Group after the acquisition of Time Inc. McCreery has more than 25 years of experience in the broadcast industry. Most recently he served as Executive Vice President of Operations and Vice President of News and Marketing from 2014 until June 2018 when he was promoted to President. McCreery currently serves as Chair of the CBS Television Network Affiliates Association Board, and as a member of the TV Board of the NAB, and the Television Operators Caucus. He served on the Board of the Oregon Association of Broadcasters for six years. Previously he served on numerous non-profit Boards including Lines for Life, Muscular Dystrophy Association and the American Heart Association. McCreery is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. “I am fortunate to have such an amazing job, but the best parts of my day begin and end with my wife Julie and our three children, Elle, Jake and Lane.