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MTR Announced New Members for Los Angeles Board of Governors

Thursday, March 1, 2007

Los Angeles, CA—The Museum of Television & Radio (MTR) announced today the appointment of four new members to MTR's Los Angeles Board of Governors.  Joining the board will be Bob Broder, vice chairman of  International Creative Management, Inc.; Marc Graboff, president, NBC Universal Television, West Coast; Monica Karo, managing director of West Coast, OMD; and John Kilcullen, publisher, The Hollywood Reporter & Billboard.

The Los Angeles Board of Governors was formed in October 2002 to help MTR increase its unique and significant role in the entertainment community as well as to raise the visibility of MTR throughout Los Angeles. By offering industry-related programs such as the MTR Industry Forum, MTR brings media executives together to discuss the creative and social relevance of television, radio, and emerging platforms in today's world. The cochairs of the Board of Governors are Peter Chernin, president and chief operating officer of News Corporation; Gordon Crawford, senior vice president of Capital Research and Management; and Leslie Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corporation.  A complete list of Board members is attached.

"We are pleased to have Monica, Bob, John, and Marc join the LA Board of Governors. Coming from such diverse areas of the industry, these executives will bring much-needed voices to making MTR an even more well-rounded and integral part of the Los Angeles entertainment community," said Pat Mitchell, president and chief executive officer of MTR.

The Museum of Television & Radio, with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public. Founded by William S. Paley in 1976, MTR draws upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community to explore and explain the intersections between media and society. Through the MTR Media Center and the International Council, MTR develops new initiatives and fosters partnerships around the world. The general public and industry professionals can access the collection and participate in programs at both of MTR's locations that celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping the media landscape. For more information, please visit

The Museum of Television & Radio in New York, located at 25 West 52 Street in Manhattan, is open Tuesdays through Sundays from noon to 6:00 p.m. and until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays. The Museum of Television & Radio in California, located at 465 North Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills, is open Wednesdays through Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m.  Both Museums are closed on New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Suggested contribution: Members free; $10.00 for adults; $8.00 for senior citizens and students; and $5.00 for children under fourteen. Admission is free in Los Angeles. The public areas in both Museums are accessible to wheelchairs, and assisted listening devices are available. Programs are subject to change.  You may call the Museum in New York at 212.621.6800, or in Los Angeles at 310.786.1000.  Visit the Museum's website at