Former TV academy president Rieger dies

LOS ANGELES – Family members say the former president of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has died in Oceanside, Calif. Henry “Hank” Rieger was 95. He died on Wednesday.

In his 40 years with the TV academy, Rieger also served as president of the organization’s Hollywood chapter and editor and publisher of Emmy magazine.

Before joining the TV academy, Rieger worked for United Press International and in publicity for NBC.