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Archive for August, 2015

Welcome Back Everyone…

So did summer seem to fly by a little faster this year? What ever happened to the three month break we enjoyed as kids? Out in June…Back in September? Beach time, vacations, long lazy days to chill and recharge? What’s that you say? We’re not kids anymore? Oh well… At least I still feel like […]

Comic-Con 2015 Recap

Every year a giant forms, powered by more attendees and more press than any other industry event, including the Oscars. Hollywood treks down to San Diego to meet up with over 100,000 dedicated fans and spend a few days by the beach at Comic-Con. What began as a comic book convention is now arguably the […]

The Hidden Costs of Airing Bad Ads – Why TV Networks need to care about ad quality

Advertising has always been the backbone of the television business model, enabling networks to deliver great programming for free and providing high value to viewers and advertisers alike. With all the digital options, television still remains the most powerful medium for brands to tell their story. But historically, Networks have not scrutinized the quality of […]

JHRTS-LA: Meet the 2015 Presidents

The JHRTS is the junior membership division of the HRTS and continues our organization’s bi-coastal tradition of networking and community building by nurturing those young professionals at the assistant through manager levels. I recently had a chance to interview the two rising stars who are the JHRTS Los Angeles Co-Presidents, Dianna Lau and Daniel Ross […]

JHRTS-NY: Meet the 2015 Presidents

The JHRTS is the junior membership division of the HRTS and continues our organization’s bi-coastal tradition of networking and community building by nurturing those young professionals at the assistant through manager levels. I recently had a chance to interview the two rising stars who are the JHRTS New York Co-Presidents, Eden Sutley and Alex King, […]

JHRTS News & Updates: August 2015

  Casting Panel: 6/23 JHRTS Los Angeles hosted a TV Casting panel at CAA on June 23rd 2015. Among the group of panelists were Grace Wu, Executive Vice President of Casting at NBC; Marcello Bellisario, Vice President of Casting at Lionsgate; Alexis Booth, Manager of Casting at TBS/TNT; and John Levey of John Levey Casting. Moderating […]

Welcome New Members: August 2015

We would like to 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.

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 info@hrts.org

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