The News Corp. president and chief operating officer will be featured in an opening day Q&A keynote on Monday, April 8.
The National Association of Broadcasters announced today that News Corp. President-Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey will participate in a question-and-answer session with NAB President-CEO Gordon Smith during the 2013 NAB Show opening event on Monday, April 8, 2013, in Las Vegas. The session will also include a “State of the Broadcast Industry” address by Smith.
“As a leading executive of one of the world’s preeminent media companies, Chase Carey has valuable insight into today’s multi-platform global media environment,” said Smith. “I look forward to our conversation at the NAB Show and hearing Mr. Carey’s vision of what the future holds for the media business worldwide.”
Carey has held his current position since July 2009. In this role, he oversees diversified global operations spanning five continents, including the production and distribution of film and television programming; television, satellite and cable broadcasting; newspaper and book publishing and digital media. He also sits on the company’s board of directors.
Previously, Carey was president-CEO officer of DirecTV Inc., where he led the operations and strategic direction of the DirecTV companies, which include DirecTV, Inc. in the United States and DirecTV Latin America. He was elected to the position in 2003 by the company’s board of directors. He also served on the DirecTV Group board of directors.
Prior to joining DirecTV, Carey was co-chief operating officer of News Corp. and chairman and chief executive officer of the Fox Television Group. He was particularly instrumental in managing the company’s operations and strategy, focusing on its worldwide television business that encompassed the Fox network, Fox Television Stations, Fox’s cable programming group, and News Corp.’s international satellite operations.
The NAB Show is scheduled to be held April 6-11, 2013 in Las Vegas. It covers filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all media. Details are available at www.nabshow.com.