SOURCE: UJA-Federation of New York

UJA-Federation of New York

June 08, 2009 10:30 ET

Jeff Zucker, President & CEO of NBC Universal, and Jason Kilar, CEO of Hulu, to Be Honored at UJA-Federation of New York's Leadership Awards Dinner

Award Presented by Alec Baldwin; Performances by Jimmy Fallon and Kathy Griffin; and Emceed by Bob Costas

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 8, 2009) - UJA-Federation of New York's Entertainment, Media & Communications Division will honor Jeff Zucker, president and CEO of NBC Universal, with the Steven J. Ross Humanitarian Award, at its premier Leadership Awards Dinner on Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at Pier Sixty (at Chelsea Piers), 23rd Street and the Hudson River, in Manhattan, at 6:30 p.m.

The event emceed by NBC sportscaster Bob Costas will include a special performance by comedian Jimmy Fallon. Alec Baldwin, Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-winning actor and star of "30 Rock," will present Zucker with the award. Past recepients of the award include Michael Eisner, Rupert Murdoch, Sumner M. Redstone, and Richard Parsons.

Also attending are Ann Curry, Matt Lauer, Al Roker, Maria Menounos, Stephanie March, B.D. Wong, Carl Quintanilla, David Faber, Joe Kernen, Melissa Russo, and Lynda Baquero.

Jason Kilar, CEO of Hulu, an innovative online video service that offers TV shows, movies and clips, and other online destination sites for free, will receive UJA-Federation's Rising Leadership Award.

WHO:    Jeff Zucker, Jason Kilar, Jimmy Fallon, Alec Baldwin, Bob Costas,
        Kathy Griffin, Ann Curry, Matt Lauer, Al Roker, Maria Menounos,
        Stephanie March, B.D. Wong, Carl Quintanilla, David Faber,
        Joe Kernen, Melissa Russo, Lynda Baquero

WHAT:   UJA-Federation of New York's Leadership Awards Dinner

WHERE:  Pier Sixty (at Chelsea Piers), 23rd Street and the Hudson River,
        New York City

WHEN:   Tuesday, June 9, 2009

TIME:   Press Check-in: 6:15 p.m.
        Arrivals: 6:30 p.m.

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