Roger Ogden Elected Chyron Chairman

Roger Ogden Chyron Corp. has named Roger Ogden chairman of the board.

Ogden is currently a consultant for several broadcast-related companies, Chyron said. He has held several positions at Gannett Television, including president and CEO of Gannett Broadcasting, where he was responsible for 23 television stations.

He was previously president and general manager of KUSA Television in Denver, and spent 16 years at NBC in various senior management positions. Ogden has also recently joined the board of directors of E.W. Scripps.

"Roger's election as Chyron's chairman brings a vast array of industry experience and knowledge to this position, and I look forward to benefiting from the insight and the experience that Roger brings to this important role.

"Chyron has built a recognized, respected brand in the on-air broadcast market," said Michael Wellesley-Wesley, Chyron president and CEO. "We look to leverage that success with our new Web-based content creation and 'graphics as a service' solution as we work to broaden our reach into new markets. Roger's contribution will prove invaluable as we execute our strategy."

Ogden succeeds Christopher Kelly, who remains non-executive director as well as a major shareholder.