Paisner, Bruce Lawrence - from United States

ID: 33963
Organization: CFR-D
Country of meeting: in the year 2016-2017

Is an American television executive and current President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences since 2004. He was also President of Hearst Entertainment, Inc. and Vice President of Hearst Communications. He is currently is Currently a Senior Advisor to Hearst.

Paisner was an alumnus of Harvard College in 1964 and Harvard Law School in 1968. At Harvard college, he was managing editor of The Harvard Crimson, where he was a writer from 1961-1964. He began a career in media as a correspondent for Life magazine in New York and Washington, D.C. in 1964-1965.[citation needed] After law school, he rejoined Time Inc. in 1968 where in 1970, he became general manager of Time-Life Video and from 1973-1980, he was president and CEO of Time-Life Films, Inc. and a vice president of Time Incorporated. In 1981, he joined Hearst.

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