IRTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

2021

2021 IRTS Board Officers

CHAIRMAN

LEO MACCOURTNEY
President
Katz Television Group

PRESIDENT & CEO

JOYCE TUDRYN
IRTS Foundation

GENERAL COUNSEL & SECRETARY

STUART SHORENSTEIN
Cozen O’Connor

TREASURER

JED KAPSOS
Senior Vice President, FP&A
CBS Television

VICE CHAIRMAN

KARNA CRAWFORD
Head of US Marketing Communications
Ford Motor Company

VICE CHAIRMAN

MARIANNE GAMBELLI
President, Advertising Sales
FOX Corporation

VICE CHAIRMAN

BRUCE LEFKOWITZ
Founder & President
Six Pack Media LLC

VICE CHAIRMAN

BRIAN NORRIS
SVP, D2C Ad Sales
NBCUniversal Media

2021 IRTS Board Directors

WILLIAM ABBOTT
President & CEO
GAC Media

ROBERT J. FRIEDMAN
CEO
Bungalow Media + Entertainment

ANDY MEYER
SVP, Programming
The Paley Center for Media

MICHAEL SMITH
Chief Marketing Officer
NPR

STEPHEN APPEL

JENNIFER GARDNER
VP, Media Platforms
Verizon

ERIC MEYROWITZ
SVP, Sales
Hearst Television

JON SPAET
SVP, Network Sales & Development
Sinclair Media Networks

ABBY AUERBACH
EVP & Chief Communications Officer
TVB

ADAM GAYNOR
VP, Network Partnerships, Head of Addressable
VIZIO

POOJA MIDHA
Chief Growth Officer
Comcast Advertising

DONNA SPECIALE
President, Sales & Marketing
Univision Communications

CECE BAROSSI
SVP, Media Relations
Active International

PHILIPPE GENERALI
President & CEO
RCS & Media Monitors

MICHAEL MIRAFLOR
Independent Consultant

JON STEINLAUF
Chief U.S. Advertising Sales Officer
Discovery

BARBARA BEKKEDAHL
President, Advertising Sales
The Weather Group

ED GEORGER
EVP, Ad Sales & Digital Media
Crown Media Family Networks

LAURA MOLEN
President, Advertising Sales & Partnerships
NBCUniversal Media, LLC

RADHA SUBRAMANYAM
EVP, Chief Research & Analytics Officer, CBS
President, CBS Vision

DANI BENOWITZ
President, U.S.
MAGNA

ALEC GERSTER
Marketing & Media Consultant

GINNY MORRIS
Chair & CEO
Hubbard Radio

CATHERINE SULLIVAN
CEO
PHD USA

ANNE BENTLEY
Chief Communications Officer
TEGNA

RAYMOND GOULBOURNE
EVP, Broadcast Media Sales
BET Networks

PETER NAYLOR
VP of Sales, Americas
Snap Inc.

CHRISTINE TRAVAGLINI
President
Katz Radio Group

CARL BERNADOTTE
Director, Executive Recruiting, GMS & Consumer Marketing
Facebook

PEGGY GREEN
Consultant

MONIQUE NELSON
Chair & CEO
UWG

DEREK W. WAN
Director, Nonfiction Original Series
Netflix

ALVIN BOWLES
VP, Global Marketing Partnerships
Facebook

ANN HAILER
Chief Operating Officer
CoxReps

TOM O’BRIEN
President, Weather Group Television

EVP, Allen Media Group

CATHERINE WARBURTON
EVP, Chief Investment Officer
360i

NELSON BOYCE
Managing Director, Travel
Google

CATHERINE HERKOVIC
EVP, Managing Director, Local Television
Nielsen

CHRIS OLIVIERO
SVP, Market Manager New York
Audacy

MARIA WEAVER
President, WEA
Warner Music Group

CARL CELINY
Director, Business Development
The Trade Desk

SCOTT HERMAN
CEO
SHH Media Management

BOB O’NEILL
EVP, Media Director
Active International

LAUREN WIENER
Partner & Managing Director
Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

SEAN COAR
EVP, Data Strategy & Operations
Univision Communications

MARY HERMES
VP, Media & Entertainment
Spectrum Reach

LARRY PATRICK
Managing Partner
Patrick Communications

STUART ZIMMERMAN
EVP, U.S. Advertiser Sales
Sony Pictures Television

ALAN COHEN
Founder & CEO
Hot Coffee Marketing Studio

JOE HOGAN

ANTONIOUS PORCH
General Counsel & Chief Diversity Officer
SoundCloud

TIM DAVIS
Co-Founder
All Good Partners

WALKER JACOBS
Chief Revenue Officer
Twitch Advertising | Amazon

MATT PROHASKA
CEO & Principal
Prohaska Consulting

RON DECASTRO
Market President
MediaCo New York, Hot 97 and
WBLS | EMMIS

KIM KELLEHER
President of Commercial Revenue & Partnerships
AMC Networks

BRUCE ROBERTS

STEVE FASTOOK
SVP, Technical & Commercial Operations
CNBC

BILL KOENIGSBERG
President, CEO & Founder
Horizon Media, Inc.

SEAN ROBERTSON
VP, Direct to Scale
NBCUniversal Media

BRUCE FENIGER
General Manager
Pamal Broadcasting

JASON KREBS
Chief Business Officer
StreamElements

SCOTT ROSENBERG
SVP / GM Platform Business
Roku

EX-OFFICIO
DEBRA OCONNELL
President, Networks
Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution

LISA FISCHER
EVP, National Advertising Sales
UPtv and ASPiRE

RAHSAN-RAHSAN LINDSAY
CEO
MediaCo Holding, Inc.

JO ANN ROSS
President and Chief Advertising Revenue Officer

ViacomCBS Domestic Advertising Sales

HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS:


TOM KANE

LIZ FISCHER
SVP, Corporate Communications & Marketing
BMI

RAJAH MAPLES
Anchor, Producer, & Multimedia Journalist
KHQA-TV

ED RUTLAND
President

Matlock Advertising & Public Relations

JACK MYERS
Chairman & Founder
MyersBizNet and MediaVillage

BETSY FRANK
Principal
Betsy Frank Insights LLC

KIRK MCDONALD
CEO
GroupM North America

STEVEN A. SASLOW
CEO & Publisher
Rosebud Media

PIERRE BOUVARD
Chief Insights Officer
Cumulus Media • Westwood One

BARRY FREY
President & CEO
DPAA

CHRIS MCDONNELL
VP & General Manager
WPIX | Nexstar Media Group

WENDELL SCOTT
SVP, Automotive
Disney Ad Sales

DAVE MORGAN
CEO
Simlumedia

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