Robert Selwyn, Jr. became Senior Operating Advisor at Granite Broadcasting Corporation in 2003. He was a member of the Board of Directors from May 11, 1998 through March 27, 2006. In addition, Mr. Selwyn served as Chief Operating Officer from 1996 to 2002. Prior to joining Granite, Mr. Selwyn was employed by New World Communications, Inc. from May 1993 to June 1996 serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the New World Television Station Group. From 1990 until 1993, Mr. Selwyn was the President of Broadcasting for SCI Television, Inc.
Selwyn received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee in 1968. In November of 1997, Robert E. Selwyn as chief executive officer of Granite Broadcasting Co., New York City and Atlanta, received the CCI Hileman Award at a special ceremony celebrating the fiftith anniversary of the journalism school at UT.