Sizing up Jerry’s new media family

Executive vice president of Turner Broadcasting System

For 24 years an integral exec at TBS and currently Ted Turner’s right-hand man, McGuirk will no doubt continue to play a key, if subdued, role in the merged entity as Turner’s point man on the day-to-day activities of TBS. He is considered the consummate inside player at TBS, and it will be interesting to see if he can thrust and parry in the Time Warner family, where battles are carried out in the press as often as they are in the board room.

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