4/30/2019, 5:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

New York, April 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Paley Center for Media, the industry’s leading nonprofit dedicated to celebrating the cultural, creative, and social significance of media and its impact on society, today announced the addition of prominent leaders in the fields of television, entertainment, gaming, and technology to its prestigious Board of Trustees and Los Angeles Board of Governors.


Joining the Paley Board of Trustees will be Anne del Castillo, Commissioner, New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment; Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, WarnerMedia Entertainment & Direct-to-Consumer; David Kenny, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Diversity Officer, Nielsen; Vincent Sadusky, Chief Executive Officer, Univision Communications Inc.; and Phil Spencer, Executive Vice President, Gaming, Microsoft.

Joining the Los Angeles Board of Governors will be George Cheeks, Co-Chairman, NBC Entertainment; Megan Clarken, Chief Commercial Officer, Nielsen Global Media; Charlie Collier, CEO, FOX Entertainment; Brian Robbins, President, Nickelodeon Group; and Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix.

“We’re thrilled to welcome these outstanding leaders to the Paley Center’s Board of Trustees and Los Angeles Board of Governors,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “The collective experience each has in television, entertainment, gaming, and technology perfectly compliments the Paley Center’s mission of leading conversations that spearhead new ideas and platforms impacting an ever-changing media industry.”

The Paley Center’s Board of Trustees is chaired by Frank A. Bennack, Jr., and is comprised of leading executives in media and entertainment. The Board offers advice and counsel in support of the organization’s mission to lead the conversation around today’s rapidly evolving media landscape, and also provides key input on strategy and operations, including public programs and exhibits, educational classes, workshops, and industry events hosted by the Paley Media Council.

The Los Angeles Board of Governors advises the Paley Center on its strategic goals and Los Angeles programming calendar, as well as commits their time to help the Paley Center forge new partnerships, and expand its constituency to ensure the Paley Center stays at the forefront of media and technology on the West Coast, and remains the preeminent organization for the industry and the public.

The new members to the Board of Trustees join current Trustees: Alfonso de Angoitia, Grupo Televisa; Frank A. Bennack, Jr., Hearst; Gary B. Bettman, National Hockey League; Adam Bird, McKinsey & Company; Aryeh B. Bourkoff, LionTree LLC; Brandon Burgess, ION Media Networks; Adriana Cisneros, Cisneros; Cesar Conde; NBCUniversal; Steve Cooper, Warner Music Group; Arzuhan Doğan Yalçindağ, Doğan TV Holding A.S.; Nancy Dubuc, Vice Media; Tami Erwin, Verizon; David Eun, Samsung NEXT; Cristiana Falcone, World Economic Forum; Mike Fries, Liberty Global; Dexter Goei, Altice; Roger Goodell, National Football League; Judy Hart Angelo; Robert A. Iger, The Walt Disney Company; John H. Josephson, SESAC; Jeffrey Katzenberg, WndrCo; Mel Karmazin; Henry A. Kissinger, Kissinger Associates, Inc.; Debra Lee; Robert D. Manfred, Jr., Major League Baseball; John Martin; Jonathan Miller, Integrated Media Company; Daniel L. Mosley, William S. Paley Foundation; Jennifer Mullin, Fremantle; James Murdoch; Katherine Oliver, Bloomberg Associates; William C. Paley, 2023 LLC; Tyler Perry, Tyler Perry Studios; Richard Plepler; Arnaud de Puyfontaine, Viviendi; Shari Redstone, CBS and Viacom; Michael I. Roth, Interpublic Group; Faiza J. Saeed, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP; Geoffrey K. Sands; Josh Sapan, AMC Networks; Robert B. Schumer, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; Ryan Seacrest, Ryan Seacrest Enterprises; Stanley S. Shuman, Allen & Company LLC; Edward Skyler, Citi; Evan Spiegel, Snap Inc.; David J. Stern, National Basketball Association; Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn Corporation; Dick Wolf, Wolf Films; David Zaslav, Discovery Communications; and Strauss Zelnick, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

The new members to the Los Angeles Board of Governors join: Cris Abrego, Endemol Shine North America; Chris Albrecht; Brian Angiolet, Verizon; Kevin Beggs, Lionsgate Television Group; Greg Berlanti, Berlanti Productions; Casey Bloys, HBO; Campbell Brown, Facebook; Edward Carroll, AMC Networks Inc.; Stephen Davis, Hasbro, Inc.; Randy Freer, Hulu; Clifford W. Gilbert-Lurie, Ziffren Brittenham LLP; Mark Greenberg; MSGCI; Paige Hayes, PwC; Mike Hopkins, Sony Pictures Television; Kelly Kahl, CBS Entertainment; Michael E. Kassan, MediaLink; Robert Kyncl, YouTube; Steve Lafferty, CAA; John Landgraf, FX Networks & FX Productions; Dick Lippin, The Lippin Group; Erik Logan, World Surf League; Janice Min, Quibi; Steve Mosko, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group; David Nevins, Showtime Networks Inc.; Gary Newman; Connie Orlando, BET; Mary Parent, Legendary Entertainment; Tina Perry, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network; Kevin Reilly, WarnerMedia; Rick Rosen, WME; Peter Roth, Warner Bros. Television Group; Jennifer Salke, Amazon; Philip W. Schuman, FTI Consulting; Mike Sheldon, Deutsch; Ben Sherwood; Zack Van Amburg, Apple, Inc.; and Michael Wright, EPIX.

For more information on The Paley Center for Media, the Board of Trustees and Los Angeles Board of Governors please visit

Media Contact: Teresa Brady, The Paley Center for Media, 212-621-6697,

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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 Paley Center’s permanent media collection which contains over 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements, 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

Teresa Brady
The Paley Center for Media

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