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Cathie Black Edit Profile

also known as Cathleen Prunty Black

Publishing executive , School system administrator

Cathie Black, American former school system administrator, retired publishing executive. Trustee University Notre Dame; Member of Magazine Publishers America (chairman board directors 1999—2001, Henry Johnson Fisher award for Lifetime Achievements 2006), Council Foreign Relations, Advertising Council.

Background

Black, Cathie was born on April 26, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of James Hamilton and Margaret (Harrington) Black.

Education

Bachelor, Trinity College, Washington, 1966.

Career

Advertising sales representative Holiday magazine, New York City, 1966-1969, Travel & Leisure magazine, New York City, 1969-1970, New York magazine, 1970-1972, associate public, 1977-1979, public, 1979-1983. Advertising director Mississippi magazine, 1972-1975, associate public, 1975-1977. President United States of America Today, 1983, public, 1984-1991.

Executive vice president marketing Gannett Company, Inc., 1985—1991. President, Chief Executive Officer Newspaper Association America, Reston, Virginia, 1991—1995. President magazine division Hearst Corporation, New York City, 1996—2010, chairwoman, 2010.

Chancellor New York City Department Education, 2011. Board directors The Coca-Cola Company, 1990—1991, 1993—2010, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, 1995—2010.

Works

Membership

Trustee University Notre Dame. Member of Magazine Publishers America (chairman board directors 1999—2001, Henry Johnson Fisher award for Lifetime Achievements 2006), Council Foreign Relations, Advertising Council.

Connections

Married James G. O'Callaghan, 1970 (divorced 1976). Married Thomas E. Harvey, May 20, 1982. Adopted children: Duffy, Alison.

father:
James Hamilton Black

mother:
Margaret (Harrington) Black

spouses:
James G. O'Callaghan

Thomas E. Harvey

children:
Duffy Black

Alison Black