PALEY DIALOGUE

A Conversation with Nancy Dubuc, CEO, Vice Media and Josh Tyrangiel, EVP, News, Vice Media

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
7:30 am to 9:00 am ET
New York

Nancy Dubuc
Chief Executive Officer
Vice Media

Nancy Dubuc is Chief Executive Officer of VICE Media, the global youth media brand. As CEO, Dubuc oversees an international network of digital channels; a news division with HBO; a television and feature film production studio; a magazine; a record label; an in-house creative services agency; and an international television network. VICE operates in over 30 countries, reaching hundreds of millions of young people across all screens and platforms every month.

Prior to joining VICE in 2018, Dubuc served as President and Chief Executive Officer of A+E Networks, encompassing A&E®, Lifetime®, HISTORY®, Lifetime Movies®, FYI™, VICELAND™ and other industry-leading brands. Under her leadership, A+E Networks transformed into a global powerhouse, expanding its roster of top-performing channels, generating significant financial growth and reaching over 360 million households in more than 200 territories across a multitude of platforms. As CEO of A+E Networks, Dubuc championed innovative storytelling by investing in early-stage content and technology companies. She became A+E Networks’ third CEO in the company’s nearly 30-year history in June 2013.

Dubuc and VICE have shared a strong relationship since 2015, when Dubuc joined VICE’s Board of Directors and oversaw A+E Networks’ joint venture agreement with VICE Media that launched VICELAND, VICE’s linear network, in 2016.

Dubuc is known for her out-of-the-box approach toward content and storytelling, promoting diverse and cutting-edge programs. She is an experienced chief executive with an unmatched track record running an international media company, producing and distributing award-winning content recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Peabody Awards, Sundance Film Festival, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, Frontline Club, Knight Foundation, American Society of Magazine Editors, LA Press Club, James Beard awards, and Webby Awards, among others.

A graduate of Boston University, Dubuc received a Distinguished Alumni Award from its College of Communications in 2013. Dubuc is also the 2013 recipient of the NCTA Vanguard Award for Distinguished Leadership.

 

Josh Tyrangiel
Executive Vice President, News
Vice Media

Josh Tyrangiel is Executive Vice President of News at VICE Media, overseeing all of VICE’s news divisions: VICENews.com, ‘VICE News Tonight’ the Emmy award-winning half-hour nightly newscast and the multi award-winning ‘VICE’ on HBO weekly current affairs series.

Previously, Tyrangiel was Chief Content Officer for Bloomberg Media, including Bloomberg Digital, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Projects & Investigations, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, and Bloomberg Pursuits. Tyrangiel also served as editor of Bloomberg Businessweek. In 2009, Tyrangiel was named to The New York Observer’s list of top insurgents for the upcoming year, and in 2012, was named editor of the year by Ad Age and made Crain's New York Business 40 under 40 list.

Prior to Bloomberg, Tyrangiel held the role of deputy managing editor of TIME magazine and managing editor of TIME.com, where he more than quadrupled the website’s traffic in three years. He began his journalism career at Rolling Stone, Vibe and MTV Networks. He has an M.A. in American Studies from Yale University and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Tyrangiel joined VICE Media in 2015 and was instrumental in launching VICE Media and HBO’s critically acclaimed nightly newscast “VICE News Tonight” - leading the show to a Emmy win in only its first year on air.

                   

Media Council Members can view the live stream this of this event at 8:00 am ET on Wednesday, June 26.


This event is exclusive to Media Council Members and other invited guests. To find out more about Media Council Membership, contact mediacouncil@paleycenter.org