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Archive for January, 2013

The View From The Top – A Conversation with Robert Iger, luncheon recap

Bob Iger became CEO of Disney in October 2005. In his first week he made a precedent-setting deal with Apple to put TV shows on iTunes. In his first year he brought Pixar into the family, reinforcing Disney’s traditional strength in animation. Next up was the acquisition of Marvel, then a partnership with Steven Spielberg […]

HRTS Member Profile: Dar Rollins

Dar Rollins is Partner & Co-Head of Talent at ICM Partners. I recently had a chance to interview Dar to discuss competition, new voices and Bob Hope.

JHRTS News & Updates: January 2013

Happy New Year! It’s a new year and JHRTS is excited to unveil our schedule full of events, panels and mixers!

Welcome New Members Jan 2013

We take this opportunity to welcome the following new members to HRTS. Should you have any questions about your benefits as a member, please email us at info@hrts.org or call 818-789-1182.

Brave New World – Digital/New Media luncheon recap

From Philo T. Farnsworth’s invention of television in 1927 through Bob Hope’s first KTLA broadcast in 1947 through the finale of M*A*S*H in 1983 through the dominance of event programming in 2013, television has continued to evolve and with the digital revolution in full swing, it’s fair to wonder about the next evolution, about how […]

HRTS Member Profile: Michelle Vicary

Michelle Vicary is Executive Vice President of programming for Crown Media Family Networks, home of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. I recently had a chance to interview Michelle to discuss music, branding and DVRs.

HRTS Member Profile: Barry Haldeman

Barry Haldeman is Of Counsel to Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP. I recently had a chance to interview Barry to discuss leverage, distribution channels, and never getting tired.

Welcome New Members Dec 2012

We take this opportunity to welcome the following new members to HRTS. Should you have any questions about your benefits as a member, please email us at info@hrts.org or call 818-789-1182.

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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 info@hrts.org

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