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Want to know what women media executives really talk about behind closed doors?
“The Cosby Show” and “Nurse Jackie” producer Caryn Mandabach and former MTV Networks boss Judy McGrath are scheduled to speak at a new conference, “Keynotes and Cocktails: Women of New York.”
While women’s networking events are everywhere, this one bills itself as getting beyond the typical platitudes from the podium to reveal the secrets of getting to the top as a woman.
As a longtime journalist and commentator on media issues, and as former editor-in-chief of respected media magazine Broadcasting and Cable, Melissa Grego has achieved enormous professional success in the entertainment industry. At the same time, she has also seen how difficult it continues to be for women to reach equal status on the creative and executive levels in the male-dominated world of entertainment.
With that in mind, Grego founded Melinc, a company devoted to bringing together talented women in all aspects of the entertainment industry through regularly scheduled conferences, media content, and a soon to be launched professional networking service, The Melinc Membership Network. (More on that ahead).
2016 KEYNOTES & COCKTAILS: WOMEN OF THE WEST CONFERENCE UNVEILS COMPLETE SPEAKER LINEUP INCLUDING “REINVENT YOURSELF SESSION” WITH CHRISTINA NORMAN, NINA TASSLER, NANCY TELLEM, VIVI ZIGLER, JACKIE HERNÁNDEZ AND EMCEE SHAUN ROBINSON
PREMIER, OFF-THE-RECORD EVENT FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT AND TECH TO FEATURE COMPANIES SUCH AS CBS, NBCU, HBO, HULU, DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS, OTTER MEDIA AND ENDEMOL SHINE TO NAME A FEW
LOS ANGELES, CA., June 20, 2016 — Keynotes & Cocktails: Women of the West, the Los Angeles edition of the premier, off-the-record conference for women in media, entertainment and tech, today unveiled the complete speaker lineup for the Wednesday, June 29 (1-7 pm) event being held at the recently opened Television Academy’s Saban Media Center. This year will feature a Super Session entitled REINVENT YOURSELF, moderated by Jacqueline Hernández, Chief Marketing Officer, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises and featuring panelists Christina Norman, CEO, Media Storm; Nina Tassler, Advisor and former Chairman, CBS Entertainment; Nancy Tellem, Executive Chairman and Chief Media Officer, Interlude; and Vivi Zigler, President, Digital, Brand & Audience Development, Endemol Shine North America.