Media Council Membership
Join the Most Important Group of Media Executives
in the World
The Paley Center's Media Council is an invitation-only membership community for senior industry executives. With locations in New York and Los Angeles, the Media Council provides an independent forum for industry leaders to explore the evolving ways in which we create, consume, and connect through media and technology.
Featuring candid conversations with the best minds in our industry, the Media Council offers more than forty events per year covering the full spectrum of media businesses across all sectors for an exclusive membership audience.
Candid conversations with top-tier media leaders in an intimate setting. Recent guests include Interpublic’s Michael I. Roth, Marissa Mayer, Elevation Partners’ Roger McNamee, Twitter's Chloe Sladden, Warner Bros.' Barry Meyer, and Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson.
Next Big Thing
A quarterly showcase for media startups that brings emerging entrepreneurs and innovators together with media industry leaders and venture capitalists. Launched in February 2011, Next Big Thing has featured some of the hottest startups at the intersection of media and technology, including ElectNext, Interlude, Klout, SocialGuide, Solve Media, and Storify.
One-on-one interviews with the leaders and visionaries who have shaped the industry. Past honorees include Arianna Huffington, Ted Turner, Sumner Redstone, and Ryan Murphy.
Dialogues and Panel Discussions
Interactive conversations about the industry’s most pressing issues, featuring select participants and guests. Past topics include exploring media consumption in the cloud; engaging the next generation of news consumers; and creating a civil society online.
Watch video from recent Media Council events
AOL's Tim Armstrong on the Value of Media Council
Join these and other Media Council members at forums in NY and LA:
Krishan Bhatia, NBCUniversal
Betty Cohen, Betty Cohen Media Consulting
Cesar Conde, Univision Networks
Brad Grey, Paramount Pictures
Andrew J. Heyward, MarketspaceNext
Mel Karmazin, Sirius XM
Kay Koplovitz, Koplovitz & Co.
Scott Kurnit, AdKeeper
Joshua Kushner, Thrive Capital
Jim Lanzone, CBS Interactive
Jonathan Miller, News Corp.
Dave Morgan, Simulmedia
Alan Patricof, Greycroft Partners
Jessica Reif Cohen, Bank of America
Vivian Schiller, NBCUniversal
Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., The NYT Co.
Strauss Zelnick, ZelnickMedia
Annual Membership includes:
• Exclusive invitations to more than forty events at our Los Angeles and New York locations