Topic: executive compensation
Nexstar Media CEO Perry Sook’s 2017 compensation shot up to $19.3 million, up from about $1.5 million in 2016, thanks to a bonus and stock awards.
Sinclair Executive Chairman David Smith saw his total compensation for 2017 jump to about $6.6 million.
Discovery Inc. CEO David Zaslav scored a sizable increase in his 2017 total compensation package, according to a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger’s decision to stay through the end of 2021 could result in a hefty compensation package for the longtime chief.
The head honchos of major media companies saw their collective compensation rise significantly last year.
Despite surges in revenue, net income and customers, Brian Roberts, CEO of the nation’s biggest cable company, Comcast Corp., ranked as only the fourth highest paid executive in 2016, hauling in $32.96 million.
CBS Corp. Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves received no pay raise in 2016, but his overall compensation did increase 22% for a total of nearly $70 million.
Disney CEO Bob Iger officially signed on to spend an additional year running the show at the House of Mouse.
After an acrimonious split earlier this year with Viacom, former CEO Philippe Dauman is cashing out with more than $93 million in total compensation for 2016.