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Archive for June, 2011

JHRTS NY Recap: A Conversation with The Comedians

By Bradley Singer, President, JHRTS-NY JHRTS-NY hosted quite an insightful – and humorous – panel event with some successful New York comedy insiders.  Featured on our panel were UCB artistic director Anthony King, Daily Show with Jon Stewart writer Elliott Kalan, College Humor creative director Ben Joseph, Comedy Central director of development Sam Grossman, and […]

HRTS Membership Profile: Harry Abrams

Harry Abrams is President and CEO of Abrams Artists Agency. I recently had a chance to sit down with Harry to discuss talent, advice to young agents, and the Democratic National Convention. Q: Can you tell us about your background and what made you want to work in Hollywood? How did you first get involved […]

HRTS Member Profile: Brian Volk-Weiss

Brian Volk-Weiss is Head of Production and Senior Vice President of Talent Management at New Wave Entertainment. I recently had a chance to sit down with Brian to discuss STAR WARS, Chris Albrecht and everything but the soundstage.

JHRTS News & Updates: May 2011

 By Audrey Gordon and Sam Miller, JHRTS Co-Presidents   JHRTS finished its year with a strong line-up of events and elections leading to a new board and co-presidents which will be announced shortly.

JHRTS NY Recap: A Conversation with Planet Green

By Ross Raphael, JHRTS New York Member JHRTS New York successfully hosted another exciting and informative panel on Tuesday, May 24th, which featured Laura Michalchysyn (President / General Manager of Discovery Fit & Health and President / General Manager of Planet Green), Dr. Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell, (stars of THE FABULOUS BEEKMAN BOYS on […]

Welcome New Members

The HRTS membership continues to grow as the industry evolves in new and exciting directions. We take this opportunity to welcome the following new members to the ranks of HRTS.

What is the Hollywood Radio & Television Society?

Since 1947 the HRTS has been the entertainment industry's premier information and networking forum. HRTS events are the only place where leading executives from across the industry gather under one roof, multiple times a year to discuss issues relevant to the ongoing success of our business. HRTS Members and our industry partners represent the best and the brightest in town. Is your company ready to join the ranks of HRTS? There are many ways for individuals and companies to get more involved. To find out how, call (818) 789-1182 or email

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