Stanley S. Hubbard
Chairman and CEO of Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc., Stanley S. Hubbard has followed in the family tradition by being a true broadcast pioneer. For 75 years, Hubbard Broadcasting has stayed on the industry's cutting edge, pioneering innovations in radio, television and satellite broadcasting.
Mr. Hubbard's industry accomplishments include overseeing the building of the first successful UHF television station in a VHF market; with others in the Hubbard organization, creating the world's first satellite news gathering organization - Conus Communications; and establishing United States Satellite Broadcasting (USSB). The original licensee for high-powered Direct Broadcast Satellite service in the United States, USSB -- together with Hughes' DIRECTV® -- established the DSS® (Digital Satellite System) which is the first high-powered digital broadcast system in the world.
has served on government committees and commissions and has testified
before Congress on industry matters. Mr. Hubbard was a member of the Presidential
advisory council on the National Information Infrastructure; and a member
of Congressional Chairman Lionel Van Deerlin's Broadcast Advisory Committee
to the House Subcommittee on Communications. He is an inductee in the
first Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame; the recipient of the Satellite
Broadcasting Communications Association's Arthur C. Clarke Award; and
also of the broadcasting industry's highest award: the National Association
of Broadcasters' Distinguished Service Award.
in St. Paul, Mr. Hubbard is married to Karen Holmen and they have five
children and eleven grandchildren.