SOURCE: MediaPost


October 03, 2011 09:42 ET

Clash of the Media Titans?

Media Industry Heavy Hitters Debate What the Future Holds at MEDIA Magazine's Future of Media Forum

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2011) - This Wednesday, October 5, 2011, media titans and industry luminaries will convene at NYU's Rosenthal Pavilion to discuss and debate the future of media over a 90-minute roundtable.

Our panelists will debate what is in store for the advertising and marketing industry 10-15 years forward.

The forum will be comprised of industry heavy hitters including:

  • Bob Carrigan, CEO, IDG Communications
  • Beth Comstock, CMO, General Electric
  • Maria Luisa Francoli, Global CEO, MPG
  • Christine Fruechte, President & CEO, Colle+McVoy
  • Mike Kelly, CEO, The Weather Channel
  • Steve Lacy, CEO, Meredith Corporation
  • Brian Monahan, Managing Partner, Intelligence Practice, MAGNAGLOBAL
  • Bob Pittman, Chairman, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Platforms
  • David Verklin, Managing Partner, VSVentures LLC.
  • Moderated by: Josh Quittner, Flipboard Editor and former Editor at Time Inc., Business 2.0 and Fortune Magazine

MEDIA Magazine's Future of Media Forum is an official event of Advertising Week. Presented by MediaPost Communications, the event will be hosted by NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) through the Master's Program in Graphic Communications Management and Technology. The event will be held on Wednesday October 5, 2011 at NYU's Rosenthal Pavilion in Manhattan from 8:00-11:00 AM EDT. Tickets are available online at:

About MediaPost Communications:
MediaPost Communications is an integrated publishing and events company whose mission is to provide comprehensive resources for advertising and marketing decision-makers, including 50+ niche-specific publications and over 30 industry conferences and events per year. Founded in 1996, MediaPost is the longest-standing digitally-focused trade publisher serving brand marketers and agency buyers and planners.

About the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Established in 1934, NYU-SCPS ( is one of NYU's several degree-granting schools and colleges, each with a unique academic profile. The reputation of NYU-SCPS arises from its place as the NYU home for study and applied research related to key knowledge-based industries where the New York region leads globally. More than 100 distinguished full-time faculty members collaborate with an exceptional cadre of adjunct faculty to create professional and academic networks that attract nearly 5,000 degree-seeking students from across the globe. The School's community is enriched by more than 25,000 degree-holding alumni worldwide, many of whom sere as mentors, guest speakers and advisory board members.

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