JHRTS New York: A Conversation with Doug Herzog Recap
On April 8th JHRTS-NY congregated in the iconic Paramount Screening Room for an intimate conversation with Viacom Entertainment Group President and HRTS Board Member, Doug Herzog. The evening started off with a networking mixer sponsored by Viacom to give members the opportunity to get acquainted with Doug before the Q&A. Moderated by Jermaine Fowler of MTV’s Guy Code, members had a firsthand experience hearing Doug’s inspirational story. Doug offered-up a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, by giving candid answers about his rise to the upper echelon of Hollywood. From missed opportunities to winning deals, members heard heartfelt stories about some of the biggest cultural shifts in media, ranging from when MTV only played music to the success of South Park, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart. Jermaine led JHRTS-NY into the day and life of Viacom’s President, as Doug explained what he looks for in pitch meetings, as well how to plan and navigate a career in the ever-evolving business of entertainment.
JHRTS-NY would like to personally thank Doug, Jermaine and Viacom for a priceless evening.