President/General Manager WFMZ-TV

Barry Fisher

Barry N. Fisher began his career at WFMZ-TV in 1976, and became its Director of Engineer in 1978 overseeing WFMZ-TV, FM and Lehigh Valley Page.  In 1984 he was one of the founding partners of New Century Productions, a leading provider of television production trucks serving the network television industry nationwide. In 1997 he was named President and General Manager of WFMZ-TV and oversaw the expansion of the TV station as well as New Century Productions.  In 2007, New Century Productions merged with NEP Productions of Pittsburgh, the largest provider of television production trucks in the world and served on its Board of Directors until December 31, 2012. He also serves as the Vice President of MBC Grand Communications, which owns a group of radio stations in Colorado. He is also an SBE Certified Professional Broadcast Engineer.

In his volunteer work, Barry is the Chair of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Joint TV and Radio Chairman of the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters and serves on the Pennsylvania State Emergency Communications Committee.

Barry has been married to his wife Janet for 33 years.  They have three married children and a Bichon Frise and a Havanese puppy.