SOURCE: MediaPost


September 15, 2011 11:19 ET

Media Industry Heavy Hitters to Discuss and Debate at MEDIA Magazine's Future of Media Forum

Top Minds to Explore the Frontiers of Media in an Exclusive Forum Moderated by Flipboard Editor Josh Quittner

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 15, 2011) - On October 5, 2011, prominent executives from all sides of the media business will gather at MEDIA Magazine's Future of Media Forum, an annual Advertising Week event hosted by MediaPost Communications. Now in its 4th year, this year's event will be held at NYU's Rosenthal Pavilion in Manhattan from 9:00-11:00 AM EDT.

Top minds in the media, marketing and advertising fields will convene to discuss, debate and opine about the shape, scope and future of the media industry 10-15 years down the road.

This year's intriguing 90-minute roundtable discussion will be moderated by noted industry journalist Josh Quittner, Flipboard Editor and former editor at Time Inc., Business 2.0 and Fortune Magazine.

2011 Future of Media Forum panelists include:

  • Beth Comstock, SVP and CMO, General Electric
  • Mike Kelly, President and CEO, The Weather Channel Companies
  • Steve Lacey, CEO, Meredith Corp
  • Bob Pittman, Chairman of Media and Entertainment Platforms, Clear Channel
  • Bob Carrigan, CEO, IDG Communication
  • Brian Monahan, Managing Director, IPG Emerging Media Lab
  • More to be announced

To learn more about MEDIA Magazine's Future of Media Forum, and to view the full lineup of MediaPost events, please visit

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