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August 18, 2015

The Paley Center for Media Announces Los Angeles Board of Governors

The Paley Center for Media Announces Los Angeles Board of Governors

Chris Albrecht, Starz, LLC;
Kevin Beggs, Lionsgate;
Peter Benedek, United Talent Agency;
Carl Beverly, Timberman/Beverly Productions;
Stephen Davis, Hasbro, Inc.;
Clifford W. Gilbert-Lurie, Ziffren Brittenham LLP;
Robert Greenblatt, NBC Entertainment;
Doug Herzog, Viacom;
Mike Hopkins, Hulu;
Steve Lafferty, CAA;
Dick Lippin, The Lippin Group;
Michael Lombardo, HBO;
Steve Mosko, Sony Pictures Television;
David Nevins, Showtime Networks Inc.;
Gary Newman, FOX Television Group;
Fernando Pérez Gavilán, Televisa;
Rick Rosen, WME Entertainment;
Peter Roth, Warner Bros. Television Group;
Philip W. Schuman, FTI Consulting;
Ben Sherwood, Disney/ABC Television Group; and
Nina Tassler, CBS Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, CA – August 18, 2015 – The Paley Center for Media today announced its Los Angeles Board of Governors, which will serve as the nonprofit’s L.A. advisory board founded with the goal of further establishing the Paley Center as the “Center of Television” within the Los Angeles community. The esteemed Board, comprised of leading executives in media and entertainment, will offer the Paley Center advice and counsel in support of its mission to lead the conversation about the cultural, creative, and social significance of media and its impact on our society. Further, the Board will provide key input with respect to the Paley Center’s L.A. strategy and operations as well as its related programs, educational classes, workshops, and exhibits for the public.

Members of the Board include: Chris Albrecht, CEO, Starz, LLC; Kevin Beggs, Chairman, Lionsgate Television Group; Peter Benedek, Founding Partner, United Talent Agency; Carl Beverly, Partner, Timberman/Beverly Productions; Stephen Davis, Chief Content Officer, Executive Vice President, Hasbro, Inc.; Clifford W. Gilbert-Lurie, Senior Partner, Ziffren Brittenham LLP; Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment; Doug Herzog, President of Music and Entertainment, Viacom; Mike Hopkins, CEO, Hulu; Steve Lafferty, Managing Partner and Head of Television, CAA; Dick Lippin, Chairman & CEO, The Lippin Group; Michael Lombardo, President, Programming, HBO; Steve Mosko, President, Sony Pictures Television; David Nevins, President, Showtime Networks Inc.; Gary Newman, Chairman & CEO, FOX Television Group; Fernando Pérez Gavilán, Vice President of Televisa International and Televisa Cine; Rick Rosen, Founding Partner and Head of Television Department, WME Entertainment; Peter Roth, President and Chief Content Officer, Warner Bros. Television Group; Philip W. Schuman, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting; Ben Sherwood, Co-Chairman, Media Networks, President, Disney/ABC Television Group; and Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment.

“The Paley Center is pleased to announce this exceptional group of executives and business leaders who have joined our Los Angeles Board of Governors,” said Maureen J. Reidy, President and CEO of The Paley Center for Media. “The Board will serve an important role in helping to ensure the Paley Center will continue to be a thriving cultural institution, must-visit tourist destination, and the go-to place for television fans and the media-interested public.”

For more information on The Paley Center for Media, the Los Angeles Board of Governors and upcoming programs in Los Angeles and New York, please visit paleycenter.org


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About The Paley Center for Media
The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization 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. Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the collection and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media. Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape. Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.

 

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