John Malone named stock show's 2017 Citizen of the West

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - Colorado media magnate and cable pioneer John Malone has been named the 2017 Citizen of the West by the National Western Stock Show.

The annual recognition goes to a prominent westerner who "embodies the spirit and determination of the Western pioneer and perpetuate the West's agricultural heritage and ideals," the stock show says. A committee of community leaders chooses the recipient each year.

Malone is founder and chairman of the Colorado-based Liberty family of media and e-commerce companies: Liberty Media Corp., Liberty Interactive Corp., Liberty Broadband Corp. and Liberty Global plc.

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