Leavitt J. Pope

Lev Pope, long-standing President and CEO of WPIX, is one of the industry’s pioneers. WPIX was one of the first stations built in New York and remained an independent station for most of its history. He was one of the minds behind INN and he gave WPIX a strong news presence in the New York metropolitan area. He was involved with the NYSBA almost continuously for 35 years and served as President in 1976-77 and was named “Broadcaster of the Year” in 1987.