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So What Do You Do, Debra Lee, Chairwoman and CEO of BET?
After spending 25 years climbing the ranks at the biggest Black media company in existence, this CEO is still working hard to evolve the brand and challenge its biggest critics.

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Peggy Conlon Retires as President, CEO of Ad Council - Posted April 29, 2014
Peggy Conlon is retiring as president and CEO of The Advertising Council, board chair Debra Lee announced today. Conlon, along with the members of the board, have init... [AgencySpy]

Ad Council Elects 21 New Board Members - Posted April 23, 2014
The Ad Council, "a non-profit organization and the largest producer of national public service advertising (PSA) in the U.S." announced today the election of 21 new members to their Board of Directors earlier this month. Additionally, current board member David Kenn... [AgencySpy]

Beyonc to Headline BET Experience - Posted February 4, 2013
Fresh off her amazing performance at the Super Bowl, BET announced Monday that Beyonc would be the headliner for the BET Experience at L.A. Live in June. Beyonce's performance is the first stop of the North Am... [FishbowlLA]

BET Experience at L.A. Live Coming in 2013 - Posted July 2, 2012
With the 2012 BET Awards in the books, the cable network has already turned their attention to next year's show -- a three-day celebration at L.A. Live in partnership with AEG. The BET Experience at L.A. Live will take place June 28-30, 2013. According to the press release, attendees at the BET... [FishbowlLA]

Ratings Revelations: Food Network Down, 'Skins' Is In, and People Like 'The Game' After All - Posted January 21, 2011
[caption id="attachment_13372" align="alignnone" width="386" caption="The cast of "The Game""][/caption] The recent ratings results from a few notable TV shows are indicators of some surprising and not so surprising preferences among various demographics. The Food Network and HGTV saw their ratings slip at th... [PRNewser]

Cool Media Gigs For The Music Lover - Posted January 7, 2011
The music business is in the gutter right now. Sales are down, downloading is up, and mags covering the category are either shrinking, ... [FishbowlLA]

Cool Media Gigs For The Music Lover - Posted January 7, 2011
The music business is in the gutter right now. Sales are down, downloading is up, and mags covering the category are either shrinking, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Cool Media Gigs For The Music Lover - Posted January 7, 2011
The music business is in the gutter right now. Sales are down, downloading is up, and mags covering the category are either shrinking, ... [FishbowlNY]

BET CEO Lee: Avoiding 'Train Wrecks' is Part of the New Brand Strategy - Posted January 5, 2011
BET is busy trying to shake off negative talk surrounding the company, which has been accused of perpetuating stereotypes about Blacks and women with its programming, relying too much on music-related entertainment, and "selling out" following the Viacom purchase in 2001. In t... [PRNewser]

New Year, New Job: Profit From Your Passion 2011 - Posted January 3, 2011
Being in the media biz doesn't have to mean reporting on fires and homicides all day. Each week in January, we'll line up a creative interest with a path in media for the third installment of our Profit From Your Passion series. It's packed with step-by-step features and insightful interviews from... [Fishbowl NY]

New Year, New Job: Profit From Your Passion 2011 - Posted January 3, 2011
Being in the media biz doesn't have to mean reporting on fires and homicides all day. Each week in January, we'll line up a creative interest with a path in media for the third installment of our Profit From Your Passion series. It's packed with step-by-step features and insightful interviews from... [FishbowlNY]

Haddad White House Correspondents Brunch: "Best Yet" - Posted May 3, 2010
L: CNN's Jill Chappell chats up Chase Crawford. R: Politico of past, ... [FishbowlDC]

News Notes: Yeas & Nays Photo Shoot, Washingtonian's Most Powerful and Stylish - Posted September 30, 2009
• Last time we checked, "Yeas & Nays" had yet to update its Twitter page photo, but now the Examiner makes it official. ... [FishbowlDC]

WHCD: Cap File Rises to the Occasion - Posted May 11, 2009
Eva Longoria Parker & Meghan McCain Tight budgets and tiny guest lists at other post-dinner events offered Capitol File/Niche Media an interesting opportunity to make their mark as hosts for the 2009 WHCD weekend must-attend fete. Luckily for Cap File, the Saturday night soir... [FishbowlDC]

Imus Fallout: Russell Simmons, Hip-Hop And Record Industry Leaders Call Closed-Door Meeting In New York - Posted April 18, 2007
Russell Simmons and dozens of record industry executives and hip-hop moguls are scheduled to meet at 2:00PM today in New York to discuss the fallout from last week's Don Imus controversy. Participating in the closed door meeting at the Park Central Hotel include Simmons, US Recorded Music CEO Lyor Cohen... [Fishbowl NY]

Imus Fallout: Russell Simmons, Hip-Hop And Record Industry Leaders Call Closed-Door Meeting In New York - Posted April 18, 2007
Russell Simmons and dozens of record industry executives and hip-hop moguls are scheduled to meet at 2:00PM today in New York to discuss the fallout from last week's Don Imus controversy. Participating in the closed door meeting at the Park Central Hotel include Simmons, US Recorded Music CEO Lyor Cohen... [FishbowlNY]

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