Disney CEO Robert Iger will moderate a Sept. 8 newsmaker luncheon in Los Angeles focusing on “The Future of New Media in the Digital Age.”
The Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS) will present “The Digital Chiefs: A Special Conversation on the Future of New Media in the Digital Age” Newsmaker Luncheon on Sept. 8 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel.
The event will kick-off the 2009-2010 HRTS Newsmaker Luncheon Season and also launches the organization’s new initiative to focus activities on the industry’s transition into the digital space.
Taking part in the panel are Chris Anderson, editor in chief, Wired magazine; Chad Hurley, CEO and co-founder, YouTube; Jason Kilar, CEO, Hulu; and Jonathan F. Miller, chief digital officer, chairman and CEO, Digital Media Group, News Corp. Robert Iger, president-CEO, The Walt Disney Co., will moderate.
“This discussion couldn’t have come at a better time as our industry now relies so much on new media,” said Kevin Beggs, HRTS president. “In this expanding digital space, content can be created, distributed and marketed to audiences all over the world. This is one of the most prestigious panels we have ever presented to our membership and it reflects the importance of the industry’s move into the digital world.”
“The Digital Chiefs: A Special Conversation on the Future of New Media in the Digital Age” is being co-chaired by Ted Harbert, president-CEO, Comcast Entertainment Group; Jordan Levin, founding partner-CEO, Generate; and Kevin Beggs, president of Television, Lionsgate Television. Sponsors for the event include Volt Workforce Solutions and Variety.
For reservations or information, call 818-789-1182 or visit www.hrts.org.
The 2009-2010 HRTS Newsmaker Luncheon Season is sponsored in part by PriceWaterhouseCoopers and The Lippin Group.