The Irish American Media Top 30


In addition, Radio & Records has named him Group Executive of the Year for the past five consecutive years.

In addition to his responsibilities at Clear Channel, Hogan has further served the radio industry by dedicating his time and energies to several key organizations that make a difference in radio and beyond.

Hogan is currently on the board of the National Association of Broadcasters, the Advertising Council, American Women in Radio and Television and the Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interest in Media.

Hogan graduated from Lake Forest University in 1979.  He resides in San Antonio, Texas with his wife Nancy and their daughter, Makenzi.

A second generation Irish American, Hogan’s grandparents came to the U.S. from Killarney, Co. Kerry.

Jackie Hyland

Jackie Hyland is currently weekend anchor for PIX News at 6:30 and PIX News at Ten in New York.

Hyland worked at WPIX from 2000-2005 and returned to the station in August of 2009 for the weekend anchor position. She is also reporting three days a week for the weekday broadcasts of PIX News at 6:30 and PIX News at Ten.

Hyland was previously anchor/correspondent at ABC News NOW, where she anchored live coverage and news briefs for ABC News NOW, ABC's digital network.  She also filled in as an anchor on World News Now and America This Morning and contributed to Good Morning America.

Prior to joining ABC News, Hyland was a reporter and anchor for WFAA-TV, the ABC affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. While at WFAA, Jackie anchored the morning show, hosted Good Morning Texas and anchored the midday show.

She joined the station in 2005 from WPIX-TV in New York City, where she had worked as a reporter and anchor since 2000.

Hyland began her career in journalism with an internship at Good Morning America. She later worked at ABC Sports on the production team for TV's Daytime Emmy Awards broadcast.

During this time she also filed news reports for a local radio station and wrote a column about life in New York for the Irish newspaper, the Leitrim Observer. She transitioned to local news in 1995 and worked at News 12 Long Island and News 12 Westchester as both a producer and a reporter.

The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognized Hyland's work with a 2004 Emmy Award. She has been nominated for an Emmy six times, a Folio Award and two Associated Press Awards.

Although born in New York City, Hyland and her family moved to Leitrim when she was nine years old. During a decade in Ireland, Hyland became a proficient performer of Irish folk song and dance. She also modeled and appeared in several Irish magazines and newspapers.

Eventually Hyland returned to the U.S., where she attended St. John's University in New York, graduating cum laude with a degree in communications and a minor in business.

Hyland is married and has two daughters. Her mother was born and raised in Mayo, and her father in Leitrim, where her parents currently reside.

Greg Kelly

Greg Kelly joined Good Day New York on Fox 5 in July 2008, where he co-hosts the popular morning news program.  Most recently, Kelly was an anchor and correspondent for the Fox News Channel based in New York.

Kelly joined Fox News in 2002 and went on to serve as a White House correspondent from 2005-2007. He has also covered the war in Iraq extensively, including four long-term assignments in Baghdad.

During the 2003 invasion, he was embedded with the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division, 2nd Brigade. He was the first television reporter to deliver live pictures of U.S. forces infiltrating Baghdad, as well as exclusive reports of the storming of Saddam Hussein’s presidential palace.

Prior to joining Fox News Channel, Kelly was a reporter for New York 1 News, where he covered New York City politics and the September 11 attacks.

He started his career in journalism as an anchor and reporter for NewsChannel 34, the ABC affiliate in Binghamton, New York.  Prior to this, Kelly spent nine years as a fighter pilot in the United States Marine Corps.

A licensed commercial pilot, he currently holds the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Marine Corps Reserves.

Kelly is a graduate of Fordham University with a BA degree in political science. Kelly and his family have traced their Irish heritage back to Co. Cork.

Keith Kelly

Keith J. Kelly has been writing the must-read “Media Ink” column for the New York Post since July 1998. He consistently breaks stories on the inner workings of the major companies in the magazine, book, and newspaper publishing businesses.

Kelly was once termed "New York's most influential media columnist" by New York magazine. He jumped to the Post from the Daily News.

Kelly served as a founding member of the New York City-based Kelly Gang Inc., which includes Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and other notables in the media world with the surname Kelly. It evolved from a social group into a charitable organization following the death of author/journalist Michael Kelly, who became the first American journalist killed in Iraq in the Iraq War in 2002.