Beverly Hills, CA, Oct. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

Beverly Hills, CA, October 11, 2017 – The Paley Center for Media, the industry’s preeminent nonprofit dedicated to showcasing the cultural, creative, and social significance of media and its impact on society, today announced the addition of eleven prominent executives to its prestigious Los Angeles Board of Governors: Brian Angiolet, SVP Global Chief Media and Content Officer, Verizon; Greg Berlanti, Writer, Director, Producer, Berlanti Productions; Campbell Brown, Head of News Partnerships, Facebook; Ed Carroll, Chief Operating Officer, AMC Networks; Robert Kyncl, Chief Business Officer, YouTube; John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks & FX Productions; Jordan Levin, Chief Executive Officer, Awesomeness; Erik Logan, President, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network; Mary Parent, Vice Chair Worldwide Production, Legendary Entertainment; Mike Sheldon, Chairman and CEO, North America, Deutsch; and Zack Van Amburg, Chief Content Officer, Head of Worldwide Video for Apple.


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


“I’m honored to welcome these talented and creative leaders to our esteemed Board of Governors,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “Each represent the best of entertainment, media, and technology, and will contribute to the thoughtful and compelling conversations that have made the Paley Center not only the leading voice on our ever changing industry, but also the destination for television fans and visitors to experience free multimedia interactive exhibits, fun family entertainment, educational programs, and can’t-miss events that provide a peek behind the creative process of TV’s most popular and critically acclaimed shows.”


Angiolet, Berlanti, Brown, Carroll, Kyncl, Landgraf, Levin, Logan, Parent, Sheldon, and Van Amburg join current Board of Governors: Cris Abrego, CEO, Endemol Shine North America and Chairman Endemol Shine Americas; Chris Albrecht, President and CEO, Starz/A Lionsgate Company; José Antonio Bastón Patiño, President of Televisa International;  Peter Benedek, Founding Partner, United Talent Agency; Carl Beverly, Partner, Timberman/Beverly Productions; Casey Bloys, President Programming, HBO; Stephen Davis, Chief Content Officer, Executive Vice President, Hasbro, Inc.; Clifford W. Gilbert-Lurie, Senior Partner, Ziffren Brittenham LLP; Mark Greenberg; Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment; Paige Hayes, Entertainment, Media & Communications Advisory Leader, PwC; Doug Herzog, Stephen Hill; Mike Hopkins, CEO, Hulu; Michael E. Kassan, Chairman & CEO, MediaLink; Steve Lafferty, Managing Partner and Head of Television, CAA; Isaac Lee, Chief Content Officer, Univision and Televisa; Dick Lippin, Chairman & CEO, The Lippin Group; Janice Min, Strategist, Eldridge Industries; Steve Mosko; Jennifer Mullin, CEO, FremantleMedia North America; David Nevins, President & CEO, Showtime Networks Inc.; Gary Newman, Chairman & CEO, FOX Television Group; Rick Rosen, Head of Television, Sports and Broadcast, WME/IMG; Peter Roth, President and Chief Content Officer, Warner Bros. Television Group; Philip W. Schuman, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting; and Ben Sherwood, Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group.



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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


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CONTACT: Teresa Brady
The Paley Center for Media