Chief Content Officer of Time Inc. to Deliver Hearst Lecture on March 29

AUSTIN, Texas ––March 24, 2016--The Moody College of Communication School of Journalism will host the 2016 Hearst Lecture featuring Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of Time Inc. Norman Pearlstine on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Pearlstine will deliver the talk: “Journalism and Media: Past, Present and Future.”

Pearlstine was appointed executive vice president and chief content officer in October 2013. He was charged with driving the development of new content experiences, consumer products and lines of business across Time Inc. brands. In addition, Pearlstine oversees the company’s editorial policies and standards. He previously served as Time Inc.’s editor-in-chief from 1995 - 2005.

From 1968 –1992 Pearlstine worked for The Wall Street Journal, except for a two year period where he worked at Forbes magazine as the executive editor. At the Journal, he served as staff reporter in Dallas, Detroit and Los Angeles and as Tokyo bureau chief. He also served as the founding managing editor and national editor of The Asian Wall Street Journal and founding editor, managing editor, publisher and, ultimately, executive editor of The Wall Street Journal/Europe.  

Throughout Pearlstine’s career, he has been honored with several awards. In January 2005, the American Society of Magazine Editors named Pearlstine the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award and inducted him to the Magazine Editors’ Hall of Fame. He was also honored with the Loeb Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism in 2000.

WHEN: 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2016

WHERE: Belo Center for New Media (BMC) 2.106                                                         

About The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication

One of the nation's foremost institutions for the study of advertising and public relations, communication sciences and disorders, communication studies, journalism and radio-TV-film, The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication is preparing students to thrive in an era of media convergence. Serving more than 4,700 undergraduate and graduate students, the Moody College is nationally recognized for its faculty members, research and student media. For more information about the Moody College, visit

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