Benefits of Paley International Council Membership

USD $10,000

  • Seat on the prestigious Paley International Council

  • Two (2) Delegate passes to the Paley International Council Summit

  • Four (4) VIP tickets to the Chairman’s Opening Night reception of the Paley International Council Summit

  • Exclusive VIP access to the Paley Center in NY or LA for hosting business meetings (up to three (3) times per location; subject to availability)

  • Preferred Council rates for use of the Paley Center in NY and LA for private events

  • VIP tickets to special events at the Paley Center in NY and LA when in town (subject to availability)

  • Company name included as part of the esteemed Paley International Council on the Center’s website & in Annual Report

  • Dedicated Paley Center concierge to assist with Member benefits

To enquire about Membership, contact Jordan Ryder, VP Industry Programming, call 212.621.6766 or email

2017 Summit: Frank A. Bennack, Jr., James Murdoch,
Maureen J. Reidy

2017 Summit: Karam Hinduja, Thalia Mavros, Margot Bowman, Cristiana Falcone

About The Paley International Council Summit

The Annual Summit, often referred to as the “Davos of Media,” brings together global leaders and CEOs of the world’s most important media companies, to advance the exchange of ideas and to foster a sense of community. The Summit was first held in 1995 in Italy, and, over the years, has been held in China, South Africa, Germany, Austria, India, Monaco, Spain, France, Turkey, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.


Past & Current Summit Delegates Include:

  • Tim Armstrong
  • Former Secretary of State James Baker III
  • Jeff Bewkes
  • Britain’s Prime Minister Tony Blair
  • Michael Bloomberg
  • Spain’s King Juan Carlos
  • Peter Chernin
  • France’s President Jacques Chirac
  • Gustavo Cisneros
  • Barry Diller
  • Nancy Dubuc
  • Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger
  • German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
  • Norman Lear
  • Leslie Moonves
  • Former Director of the FBI Robert Mueller III
  • James Murdoch
  • Rupert Murdoch
  • Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto
  • Sumner Redstone
  • Brian Roberts
  • Michael Roth
  • Sheryl Sandberg
  • Eric Schmidt
  • Sir Martin Sorrell
  • David Zaslav
  • China’s President Jiang Zemin

Please note: titles reflect positions at the time of participation.

The Paley Center for Media Board of Trustees


Frank A. Bennack, Jr.

President & CEO

Maureen J. Reidy

Vice Chairs

Gustave M. Hauser

Mel Karmazin


Judy Hart Angelo

Alfonso de Angoitia

Mitch Barns

Gary B. Bettman

Aryeh B. Bourkoff

Brandon Burgess

Juan Luis Cebrián

Adriana Cisneros

Cesar Conde

Arzuhan Doğan Yalçindağ

Nancy Dubuc

Tami Erwin

David Eun

Randy Falco

Cristiana Falcone

Mike Fries

Dexter Goei

Roger Goodell

Robert A. Iger

Peggy Johnson

John H. Josephson

Jeffrey Katzenberg

Henry A. Kissinger

Debra Lee

Robert D. Manfred, Jr.

Joe Marchese

John Martin

Julie Menin

Jonathan Miller

Leslie Moonves

Daniel L. Mosley

James Murdoch

Katherine Oliver

William C. Paley

Richard Plepler

Arnaud de Puyfontaine

Shari Redstone

Dan Rose

Michael I. Roth

Faiza Saeed

Geoffrey K. Sands

Josh Sapan

Robert B. Schumer

Stanley S. Shuman

Edward Skyler

Evan Spiegel

David J. Stern

Jeff Weiner

Devin Wenig

Dick Wolf

David Zaslav

List current as of May 2018

International Council Member Companies

21st Century Fox

A+E Television Networks

Advancit Capital

Allen & Company LLC

Alliance Media


AMC Networks

BET Networks

Bloomberg Associates

CBS Corporation



Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Discovery Communications

Doğan TV Holding A.S.



Fox Networks Group

Globo Comunicacao e Participacoes S.A

Grupo Televisa

Hauser Communications, Inc.



Home Box Office, Inc.

Interpublic Group

ION Media Networks

Kissinger Associates, Inc.

Liberty Global

LinkedIn Corporation

LionTree LLC

Major League Baseball

Media Partners Asia

Microsoft Corporation

National Basketball Association

National Hockey League



New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment


Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP


Samsung NEXT

Scripps Networks Interactive


Snap Inc.

Sun Media Group

The Walt Disney Company


Univision Communications Inc.



Walt Disney International


Wolf Films

World Economic Forum

List current as of May 2018

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