Major Donors

Gifts received from January 1 to December 31, 2023.

Golden Benefactors ($100,000+)

Altice USA

The Angelo Family Charitable Foundation

Apple, Inc

David Baszucki

Frank A. Bennack, Jr.

Berlanti Family Foundation

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Candle Media

Cisneros Group of Companies


Combs Global

Stephen F. Cooper

Electronic Arts

Cristiana Falcone

Fox Corporation

Globo Comunicacão e Participacões S.A

Grupo Salinas

Grupo Televisa SAB

The Marc Haas Foundation

Hasbro, Inc.


Hearst Foundations

Interpublic Group

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Debra L. Lee

Liberty Global


LionTree LLC

Major League Baseball

Major League Soccer


Crystal McCrary

The Katie McGrath & JJ Abrams Family Foundation

McKinsey & Company


Microsoft Corporation

Jonathan Miller & Myriam Barenbaum

National Basketball Association

National Football League

National Hockey League



Nueva Elektra Del Milenio

William S. Paley Foundation, Inc.

Paramount Global

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP


The Procter & Gamble Company

Publicis Group

Riot Games

Sirius XM Radio, Inc.

Sky Group

Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC

Christina Spade

Take-Two Interactive Software


The Joe and Clara Tsai Foundation

Tyler Perry Studios



The Walt Disney Company

Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Music Group

Dick Wolf

Yahoo! Inc.

YouTube, Inc.

Silver Benefactors ($50,000 to $99,999)


Aryeh and Elana Bourkoff

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Exile Content


John H. Josephson

Ronald S. Lauder

The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation

MetLife Foundation


New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

New York State Council on the Arts

SESAC Music Group

Benefactors ($25,000 to $49,999)

AMC Networks

Loreen Arbus

Dorothy Fielder Brown Trust

Joan Cooney

Conde Nast

Crawford Family Foundation

FremantleMedia North America Inc.

FTI Delta

Mary Parent

Select Equity Group Foundation

Bernice Schoenbaum

Dianne B. Stern

Leaders ($10,000 to $24,999)


Stuart S. Applebaum

Axel Springer

Banijay & Endemol Shine Holdings

The BECS Foundation

BET Networks

BMG Rights Management GmbH

Centerview Partners LLC

Kenneth and Kathryn Chenault

Con Edison

Creative Artists Agency


Dentsu Aegis Network

End of Episode Productions

Future US, Inc.

FX Networks

HBO/Max Content

Christine Humphrey

Janlison SL

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Michael Kassan

Lionsgate Entertainment



National Endowment for the Arts

NBCUniversal Entertainment

OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network

The Pinkerton Foundation

Showtime Networks Inc.

Smart Family Foundation

Michelle Sneed

The Seth Sprague Educational and Charitable Foundation

WME Entertainment

World Surf League

Advocates ($5,000 to $9,999)

A+E Television Networks

The Beck Revocable Trust

Benevity Fund

Carr Bettis

Robert Boyett

CBS Entertainment


The Cowles Charitable Trust


John Finck

Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation

ESPN, Inc.

Fatima Productions

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

Alice L. George

Mutual of America

Richard Plepler

Sony Corporation of America

Michael Tuch Foundation

Guardians ($2,500 to $4,999)

Altman Solon

Gina Argento

Atairos Management, L.P.

BDA Advisory

Robert Berstein

Betty Cohen Media Consulting

Maria Boyazny

Clifford Brokaw

Heidi Browning

Andrea Catsimatidis

CBS Corporation

Julia Chatterley

Roman Chiporukha

Nancy Cotton

CRAFT Media Digital

Alexander Daniels

Adam Dell

Nancy Dubuc

Matt Edelman

Encantos, PBC

Europa Partners

Cheryl Fair

Steven Flisler

Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown, Inc.

Patricia Glaser

Global Catalyst Holdings

Mike Hopkins


IPG Mediabrands

ITV Studios America


The Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg Foundation


Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

Scott P. Kurnit

Latham & Watkins

Eric Lerner

Litmus Music

LSV Advisors

MarVista Entertainment

Sean McCaffrey

Shannon Mishkin

Motion Picture Association of America

Gary Newman

Nexstar Media, Inc.

Janet Nova

William C. Paley

Stephen Pariso

David Petersen

Martin Pompadur

Prime Macaya Capital Management LP

Mark A. Prince

David Proper


The Travelers Companies

Jim Robinson

Rockefeller Foundation

Gideon Rose

Michael I. Roth


Giorgi Rtskhiladze

Mark Rubin

Nelson Saiers

Louis Salamone

Skydance Media

Elena Sofko


SSP Partners LLC

Sun Capital Partners, Inc.


Taconic Capital Advisors

India Thomson

Anil Unnikrishnan

The Ellen M. Violett and Mary P.R. Thomas Foundation, Inc.

Odetta Watkins

Jordan M. Wertlieb

Janiyah White

Julie Willey

Associates ($1,000 to $2,499)

Alan H. Blank

Liz Block

H. Joanne Brumberg

Christina Cannarella

Roberto Capra

Martin Castro

Debi Chirichella

Nanita Cranford

PJ Dontonello

Ed Droesch

Monica Dweck

Donna Eubanks

Cynthia L. Frybarger

Paul Fukumoto

Shelley Gagnet

Robert Gilman

Julian Gold

Daisy Gomez

Tony Goncalves

Arlan Hamilton

Anne-Nicole Hanus

Alan Hassenfeld

Sandra Y. Hernandez

Stacey Hillman

Ronnie Hooks

Mark A. Itkin

The Jewish Federations of North America

Jeff Johnson

John Jones

Lynette M. Jones

Miriam Jones

Joseph Jurist

CJ Kettler

Lisa Korbatov

Ann Laskowsky

Jamie Leslie

Howard Levine

Steven Llanusa

Cynthia L. Mantle

Cornelia Marthon

Judy McLaren

Nancy Moonves

Donnica Moore

Javier Morgado

Charles F. Morgan

Allison Morris

Christine Oliver

Jonathan H. Parker

Ben Pyne

Stephen Rosina

Davida Ross

Shelley Rossell

Julie Safer

Ruth Schoenmeyer

Thomas Sipple

Théo E. Spilka

Michael Spindler

Stephen Strosin

Elizabeth Szancer

Alison Andrews Weber

Fred Wistow

In addition to those listed, The Paley Center for Media is most grateful to the 1,706 donors whose gifts of $1 to $999 also helped to make our work possible.    



The Paley Center for Media also wishes to thank McCann, UM, Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Proskauer Rose LLP, and The Rahbar Group PLLC for their generous and ongoing commitment of professional and consulting services. The Paley Center for Media thanks Altice USA, Audacy, Bloomberg, BuzzFeed, CRN-HD, Discovery Hollywood Magazine, Enjoy Orange County, Google, Happening in DTLA, Hearst, iHeartMedia, KABC, KCAL, KCBS, KOLD, KOVR, Long Beach Post, Los Angeles Blade, Meta, NBCUniversal, New York Daily News, New York Post, New York Interconnect, Newsday, Nielsen, NPR for Southern California, Orion, Paramount Global, Spotify, Tremor, WABC-TV, WCBS-TV, WPIX-TV, WTIC, and WZDX for their advertising and promotional support.

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Gifts received from January 1 to December 31, 2023.