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Archive for February, 2014

The Programmer’s Summit, HRTS Luncheon Recap

On February 6, 2014 a packed house gathered inside the Beverly Hilton for the kickoff event of the Spring 2014 Newsmaker Luncheon series, The Programmer’s Summit. It’s an oft-repeated truth that the television business is in the midst of rapid and accelerating change, where both opportunities and dangers abound. As Charles Darwin said, it is […]

HRTS Member Profile: Ray Jimenez

Ray Jimenez is the founder of Embolden Entertainment. I recently had a chance to interview Ray to discuss passion, CAA and President Obama. Q: Can you tell us about your background and what made you want to work in entertainment? -As far back as I can remember I’ve wanted work in this business. It was […]

From the Executive Director

Late winter in Southern California feels a little different this year.  Of course, its 85 degrees outside so that might have something to do with it but beyond the weather there is just a different feel to 2014.  Yes, some things are reassuringly the same… Pilot season is in full swing.  Shows are being picked […]

HRTS/JHRTS Mentorship party a rousing success!

The 2014 HRTS/JHRTS Mentorship Program officially kicked off on Wednesday, February 12th poolside at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Over one hundred fifty attendees enjoyed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and conversation in anticipation of the coming year’s mentorship activities. This year’s edition of the mentor program is the largest ever, with over 300 participants from across the […]

JHRTS January Highlights

On January 30th, JHRTS Los Angeles hosted their first ever Branded Entertainment panel. Among the group of panelists were Alex Andujar, Media & Promotions Director of Domestic Theatrical Marketing at Sony Pictures Entertainment; Juliette Senk, Associate Director of Content & Experiences at Universal McCann; and Kristin Pellicane, Senior Manager of Integrated Marketing at ABC Television […]

Welcome New Members: Feb 2014

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 or call 818-789-1182.

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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