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Archive for June, 2012

State of the Industry – Luncheon Recap

Picture if you will a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind, a place where content meets revenue through a door which may be locked by young viewers and unlocked with the key of multiple platforms. There’s a signpost up ahead, your next stop: the Beverly Hilton.

Winner of the Cadillac raffle

At the State of the Industry luncheon, HRTS held a raffle sponsored by Cadillac. Congratulations to the winner of that raffle, Jennifer Gordon, Coordinator, Development & Programming at OWN, Oprah Winfrey Network; who was chosen randomly after the luncheon. Jennifer will receive a complimentary two-week loan of a Cadillac of her choice. A special thank you […]

On to the 65th!

It’s that time of year again. The just-wrapped 2011-2012 HRTS Season has been one to remember with a full slate of must-see panels, a consistently growing membership and a year full of reminders about just what this organization represents to our industry. As I stood onstage at our June 7th “State of the Industry” panel, […]

HRTS Member Profile: Wendi Trilling

Wendi Trilling is Executive Vice President, Comedy Development, CBS Entertainment. I recently had a chance to interview Wendi to discuss MASH, broke girls and consistency.

HRTS Member Profile: Ron West

Ron West is a founding partner of Thruline Entertainment. I recently had a chance to interview Ron to discuss merit, managers versus agents, and Dustin Hoffman.

JHRTS News & Updates: June 2012

It has been a supercharged start to the summer for us here at JHRTS. We have been ramping up for our summer events, and have recently elected new board members and new co-Presidents. As we bid our outgoing board members farewell, it feels appropriate to reflect on the notable achievements during their tenure. Within the […]

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