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Advisory Board

The Newhouse Advisory Board supports the dean, faculty and staff in their efforts to make Newhouse the country's leading institution for education and research in communications.


Tonia O'Connor '91
Former Chief Revenue Officer, Univision Communications Inc.

Active Members

Barry Baker '73
Senior Advisor, Lee Equity

Deborah Curtis '90
Vice President, Global Sponsorships/Experimental Marketing, American Express Company

Brian Edelman '03

Andrea Fant-Hobbs '82
Managing Director and Vice President of Brand Strategy, Advertising and Communications, Brand Strategy, Development and Innovation LLC

Shelly Lotman Fisher '80
President and Founder, Hope Paige Designs

Eric Frankel '79
CEO, AdGreetz

Steven Fuchs '79
CEO, True North Inc.

Nicholas Godfrey '02

Kristina Hahn, '98
Director, Americas Partner Solutions and Innovation, Google Inc.

Deborah Henretta '85
Partner and Vice Chairman, G100 Company

Joyce Hergenhan '63
Vice President, Communications (Retired), General Electric

Peter A. Horvitz '76
President, PAH Investments LLC

Beth Ann Kaminkow '89
Global CEO, Kantar Vermeer and Kantar Consulting

Keith Kaplan '91
CEO, K5 Partners

Larry Kramer '72
Former President and Publisher, USA TODAY

Michael Lehman 
Partner/Attorney, Lehman and Lehman LLP

Christopher Licht '93
Executive Producer/Showrunner, "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"

Gary Lico '76
Sole Proprietor, GARYLICO.TV

Rob Light '78
Partner and Managing Director/Head of Music, Creative Artists Agency

L. Camille Massey '87
Founding Executive Director, Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice, The City University of New York School of Law

Sandra Cordova Micek '91
President and CEO, Window to the World Communications

John Douglas Miller '72
Chair, NBCUniversal Marketing Council

Robert Miron '59
Chairman and CEO (Retired), Advance/Newhouse Communications

Eric Mower '66, G'68
Chairman and CEO, Eric Mower + Associates

Jack Myers '69
Media Ecologist, MediaVillage

Philip Nardone Jr. '82
President and CEO, PAN Communications Inc.

Michael Perlis '76
Vice Chairman and Adviser to the Board, Forbes Media

Bruce Perlmutter '81
Senior Vice President, Production, Condé Nast Entertainment

Howard Polskin '73
President, Polskin Media

Philip Quartararo '77
President, Rhythm Nation Music Tripod Entertainment Partners

Melissa Richards-Person '89
Senior Vice President, Chief Brand Officer, Papa John's International

Douglas Robinson '85
Principal, Doug Robinson Productions

Gary Schanman '92
Senior Vice President, Video Products, Charter Communications

Mark Sena '76 G'78
President, Mars Communications Inc.

Seth Solomons '91
CEO, North America, Wunderman

Shari Misher Stenzler '92
Owner and Founder, London Misher Public Relations

Charles Stevens '77
Editor, Top News America, Bloomberg News

John Sykes '77
President, Entertainment Enterprises, iHeartMedia

Mike Tirico '88
Sportscaster, NBC Sports

Luis Torres-Bohl '82, G'85
President and Founder, Castalia Communications Corporation

Joyce Tudryn-Friberger '81
President and CEO, IRTS Foundation

David N. Watson
President and CEO, Comcast Cable
Senior Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation

Jim Weiss '87
Chairman and CEO, W2O Group

Bryan Wiener '92
CEO, comScore

Melinda Witmer
Founder, Look Left Media

Howard Woolley '80
President, Howard Woolley Group LLC 

Dana Zimmer '92
President of Distribution, Tribune Company 

Emeritus Members

Joan Adler G'76
Assistant Vice President of Regional Programs, Syracuse University Los Angeles

James Andrews '93
Vice President of Licensing, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Roger Conner '70
President and CEO, Conner Communications LLC

Shanti Das '93
Owner, PressReset Entertainment

William Doescher '61
President and CEO, The Doescher Group Ltd.

Alan Frank '70
President and CEO, Post-Newsweek Stations Inc.

Pamela Giddon Freedman '73
Owner (Retired), Giddon & Company PR Marketing

Andrew Heller
Vice Chairman (Retired), Turner Broadcasting System Inc.

Stephen M. Jacoby '76

Steve Leeds '73
Vice President, Talent Relations and Industry Affairs, SiriusXM 

Arthur Liu G'66
President and CEO, Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Inc.

Donald Lockett '74
Principal, iD-Media Solutions

Sean McDonough '84
Broadcaster, ESPN

David O'Neil '84
Partner, Rini Coran PC

Andrea Davis Pinkney '85
Vice President, Editor-at-Large, Scholastic Trade

Anthony Renda '60
President, Renda Broadcasting Corporation

Stephen Rogers '62
Publisher and Editor in Chief, The Post-Standard

Walter Sabo '73
CEO and Owner, Sabo Media Inc.

Marianne Samenko '79
Senior Director, Marketing, Chase Card Services, JP Morgan Chase

Michael Terpin '78
Founder and CEO, SocialRadius

George Verschoor '83
Producer and Director, Television and Film, Hoosick Falls Productions Inc.

Stephen Wilkes '80
Photographer, Stephen Wilkes Photography Inc.

Honorary Members

Steven Newhouse
Chairman, Advance.net

Angela Robinson '78
President and CEO, The Robinson Communications Group