Category:International Emmy Directorate Award
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The following 23 pages are in this category, out of 23 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 23 pages are in this category, out of 23 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
2. Silvio Berlusconi – Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian media tycoon and politician who served as Prime Minister of Italy in four governments. Berlusconi has owned the Italian football club A.C. Milan since 1986. He is nicknamed Il Cavaliere for his Order of Merit for Labour, although he voluntarily resigned in March 2014. In 2016, Forbes magazine ranked him with a net worth of US$7.1 billion. In 2009, Forbes ranked him 12th due to his domination in Italian politics. Its successor party The People of Freedom from 2009 to 2013. Since November 2013, he has led a revived Forza Italia. He currently holds the record of G8 Summit hosting. On 1 he was convicted of tax-fraud by the final appeal instance, Court of Cassation along with a public office ban for two years. As his age exceeded 70 years, he was exempted from direct imprisonment, instead served his sentence by doing social community work. Berlusconi has pledged to stay leader of Forza Italia throughout the period where he serves his imprisonment sentence and public ban. Berlusconi is famous for brash, overbearing personality. Berlusconi was born in 1936 where he was raised in a middle-class family. Luigi Berlusconi, was a bank employee, his mother, Rosa Bossi, a housewife. Silvio was the first of three children; he has a brother, Paolo Berlusconi.Silvio Berlusconi – Silvio Berlusconi
3. Sidney Bernstein, Baron Bernstein – In 1954 he founded Granada Television, one of the original four ITA franchisees. Bernstein believed the North's media industry had potential to be cultivated. Granada Television eventually became one of the most successful British production companies in history and still produces programmes in 2011 under the ITV Studios moniker. Bernstein is described as the "dominant influence on the growth and development of commercial television in Britain". He gradually inherited the property portfolio his father had built. Some of the cinema were on property he inherited from his father. The Bernstein holdings eventually encompassed interests in publishing, real estate, motorway services, bowling alleys, as well as the hugely profitable television-rental business. Though his involvement with the live stage was short-lived, Bernstein was passionate about the construction of state-of-the-art film palaces throughout Britain. By 1943, he was also worked on films which would help the new Allies, Britain and America, to understand each other. The London-based Granada group surprised establishment thinkers by not bidding for a lucrative contract in the affluent South East. Instead, Granada pursued the weekday licences centred in the industrial North embracing an area extending across the north of England and Wales. Granada's evidence to the Pilkington Committee on Broadcasting in 1961 justified this decision: ` The North and London were regions. In 1991, Granada Theatres Ltd was sold to Bass. Furthermore, Bernstein strongly believed the north of England had a cultural heart that had potential to be cultivated which would translate itself into good television. The North and London were regions.Sidney Bernstein, Baron Bernstein – The Lord Bernstein
4. Subhash Chandra – Subhash Chandra is an Indian media baron with interests in packaging and media lottery and cinema. He is chairman of an Indian conglomerate. He has been elected to 2016 on 11 June 2016. He has an honorary degree from UEL. Subhash Chandra was born on 30 November 1950 in a village in Haryana. In 1980s he started manufacturing flexible packaging for toothpaste, etc. under the name Essel Packaging. He then known as Bombay. In 1992, he launched Zee Television, with Li Ka Shing and first online lottery and first Dish TV in India. His channel TV competes with, among others, Sony Entertainment Television and STAR Plus. His TV channels, numbering up to 70, including those in local language Hindi reach 959 millions people spread over 169 countries. He launched Zee TV, in 1992. Other interests include packaging, theme parks, cinema multiplexes. Subhash Chandra was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration from the University of East London. Chandra received the Doctorate at the ceremony for their Royal Dock Business School graduates. I thank you all for bestowing this prestigious award that I feel honoured to receive."Subhash Chandra
5. Joseph V. Charyk – Joseph Vincent Charyk was widely credited as the founder of the geosynchronous communications satellite industry. He was born in Canmore, Alberta in a Ukrainian family. Early in his career, Charyk consolidated the Central Intelligence Agency, United States Navy space programs into the National Reconnaissance Office. He demonstrated signals intelligence technology from space. During his tenure, the NRO managed development of the A-12. Charyk served as Chief Scientist of the United States Air Force until he was appointed the Undersecretary of the Air Force. In 1961 he was appointed by President John F. Kennedy to be the first Director of the National Reconnaissance Office. He later returned to industry, serving as first president of Communications Satellite Corporation. Charyk decided to make the basis of the Comsat network. He fought skepticism that this untested technology would not work for transmission because of a half-second time delay. He also enlisted the cooperation of countries around the world. His efforts launched a global system that would eventually seem commonplace to billions of people around the world. While at Comsat, Charyk served from 1963 to 1985. Charyk earned his bachelors in Engineering and Physics from the California Institute of Technology. In 1974 he received the International Emmy Directorate Award for his work with COMSAT.Joseph V. Charyk – Joseph V. Charyk
6. Greg Dyke – Gregory "Greg" Dyke is a British media executive, journalist and broadcaster and is the former chairman of The Football Association. He is currently a panellist on Sky News' The Pledge. Since the 1960s, he then broadcast journalism. Dyke is credited with reviving the ratings of TV-am. In the 1990s, Dyke held Chief Executive positions at LWT Group, Channel 5. Dyke was the Chancellor of the University of York from 2004 - 2015. He was born in Hayes, Middlesex, the youngest of three sons in a "stable, lower middle class" family. His father was an salesman. The family lived at 17 Cerne Close until he was 9, then moved to Hillingdon. Dyke was educated at Yeading Primary School and then Hayes Grammar School, which he left with one grade "E" at A-level mathematics. Dyke left the Mirror after attempting to stage a union-backed protest against poor pay conditions by the junior staff of the work on the paper. Dyke then got a job at the Slough Evening Mail. Amongst his colleagues was future music journalist Colin Irwin. Dyke then went on graduating in 1974 with a BA in politics. During his time at York, he was part of a collective that produced a psychedelic underground student magazine called Nouse.Greg Dyke – Greg Dyke (2011)
7. Ronald Lauder – Ronald Steven Lauder is an American businessman, art collector, philanthropist, political activist. He was born in New York City, founders of Estée Lauder Companies. Lauder is the younger brother of chairman of the board of the Estée Lauder Companies. The boys were raised Jewish. Lauder holds a bachelor's degree in International Business from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Lauder received a Certificate in International Business from the University of Brussels. Lauder is married to Jo Carole Lauder. They have two children, Jane. He started to work for the Estée Lauder Company in 1964. In 1984, Lauder became a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO policy at The Pentagon. In 1986, Ronald Reagan named him to Austria a position he held until 1987. As ambassador, Lauder fired diplomatic officer Felix Bloch, who later became known with the Robert Hanssen espionage case. As a Republican, Lauder made a bid to become the mayor of New York City in 1989, losing to Rudy Giuliani in the Republican primary. Michael Massing, writing of this nomination race, notes that politically Lauder ` seemed out of step with most American Jews... he ran to the right of Rudolph Giuliani. And, on Israeli issues, Lauder was a vocal supporter of the Likud party, with long-standing ties to Benjamin Netanyahu."Ronald Lauder – Ronald S. Lauder (September 2014)
8. Roberto Marinho – Roberto Pisani Marinho was a publisher and businessman who expanded into radio and television, creating a large, successful media conglomerate known as Organizações Globo. He was the president of the Brazilian TV channel, Globo, a television network that now has 113 stations and associates. Roberto Marinho was born in Rio de Janeiro to Irineu Marinho, his wife, who were of Portuguese and Italian descent, respectively. He was educated in local schools. On July 1925, Irineu Marinho started a morning newspaper called O Globo in Rio de Janeiro, which he had intended to complement his afternoon paper. He died three weeks later. At the age of 21, Roberto fancied appointed himself as a trainee reporter at the newspaper he inherited. He advanced to chief editor six years later. In the 1940s, Marinho expanded into commercial radio. In the 1960s, he took his company into television. On April 1965, he founded Rede Globo TV, which became the principal TV station in Brazil and the third largest in the world. This was during the period of the military dictatorship, which pressured the media to support the government. Marinho greatly admired John Paul II as pope. By the 1970s, Marinho was considered one of South America ´ s one of the most important media moguls of the world. Globo Television reaches almost every home through 113 stations and associates.Roberto Marinho – Chairs 1 to 10
9. Roberto Irineu Marinho – Roberto Irineu Marinho is a Brazilian billionaire businessman, the co-owner, chairman and CEO, Grupo Globo. Roberto Irineu Marinho was born on October 13, 1947, one of three sons of the late Roberto Marinho. Following the death of his father in 2003, aged 98, his brothers inherited control of Grupo Globo, Brazil's largest media group. According to Forbes, he has an estimated net worth of $ billion as of August 2015. He is married with four children.Roberto Irineu Marinho – Marinho in 2009
10. Lorne Michaels – Michaels was born a furrier, in British occupied Palestine. They moved to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, while he was an infant. He is Jewish. Michaels has Mark Lipowitz, who died from a brain tumor. He graduated from University of Toronto, where he majored in English, in 1966. Michaels began his career as a writer and broadcaster for CBC Radio. Michaels moved in 1968 to work as a writer for The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show. Michaels starred with a Canadian series which ran briefly in the early 1970s. During the late 1960s, Michaels married Rosie Shuster, who later worked with him on Saturday Night Live as a writer. She was the daughter of one half of the famous comedy team, Shuster. Michaels and Shuster were divorced in 1980. In 1975 Michaels created the TV show NBC's Saturday Night, which in 1977 changed its name to Saturday Night Live. The show, performed live in front of a audience, immediately established a reputation for being unpredictable. It became a vehicle for launching the careers of some of the most successful comedians in the United States. Originally the producer of the show, Michaels was also a writer and later became executive producer.Lorne Michaels – Michaels at the 2010 Time 100 Gala.
11. Akio Morita – Akio Morita was a Japanese businessman and co-founder of Sony along with Masaru Ibuka. Akio Morita was born in Aichi, Japan. He was the oldest of his father Kyuzaemon trained him as a child to take over the family business. In 1944 he graduated from Osaka Imperial University with a degree in physics. He was later served in World War II. During his service, Morita met his future partner Masaru Ibuka in the Navy's Wartime Research Committee. On May 1946, Morita and Ibuka founded Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha with about 20 employees and initial capital of ¥ 190,000. Ibuka was 38 years old, Morita, 25. Morita's family was the largest shareholder. In 1949, the company in 1950, sold the first tape recorder in Japan. In 1957, in 1958, Morita and Ibuka decided to rename their company Sony. Morita was an advocate for all the products made by Sony. In 1960, it produced the first television in the world. In 1973, Sony received an Emmy Award for its television-set technology. In 1975, it released the first Betamax home recorder, a year before VHS format came out.Akio Morita – Primary businesses
12. Herbert Schmertz – Schmertz was born in New York on March 22, 1930. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University in 1955. Schmertz was first employed by Mobil in 1966. He first was also elected to the Mobile Oil company board in 1976. These were used to explain Mobil's position on issues concerning the company, along with criticism of Mobil's opponents. In 1970, Stan Calderwood of WGBH-TV approached Mobil to see if the company was interested in funding a production of The Forsyte Saga on PBS. In 1983, former president Ronald Reagan nominated Schmertz to be on Public Diplomacy for a term lasting until 1985. Schmertz began Schmertz Co. after leaving his Mobil position in 1988. He also worked as a volunteer along with Bob Dole's 1988 presidential campaign. Schmertz currently lives in New York. He has five children: daughters Lexy and Nicole, sons Anthony, Thomas, Conor. Halo effectHerbert Schmertz – Herb Schmertz in 2015
13. Frank Stanton (executive) – Frank Nicholas Stanton was an American broadcasting executive who served as the president of CBS between 1946 and 1971 and then as vice chairman until 1973. Stanton also served as the chairman of the Rand Corporation until 1967. He was born March 20, 1908 to Helen Josephine Schmidt and Frank Cooper Stanton. Stanton attended Stivers School for the Arts in Dayton, Ohio. Stanton then attended Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, receiving a B.A. in 1930. Stanton married Ruth Stephenson, in 1931. Stanton also held a diploma from the American Board of Professional Psychology. Soon after earning his Ph.D. Stanton became the third employee in the CBS research department. He helped lead the fight for television. By 1950 CBS had been working on its field-sequential system of TV for a decade. CBS broadcasting only lasted for four months. CBS suspended it when the manufacture of color television receivers was halted as part of the Korean War effort. When the ban on color sets was rescinded in 1953 CBS announced that it had no plans to resume broadcasting using its field-sequential system. A major problem with the CBS system was that the video was not "compatible" with existing black-and-white TV sets. During the period of McCarthyism, he created an office at CBS to review the political leanings of employees.Frank Stanton (executive) – 1939 photo
14. Ted Turner – Robert Edward "Ted" Turner III is an American media mogul and philanthropist. As a businessman, Turner is known as founder of the first 24-hour cable news channel. In addition, Turner founded WTBS, which pioneered the concept in cable television. He serves as Chairman of the United Nations Foundation board of directors. Additionally, in 2001, Turner co-founded the Nuclear Threat Initiative with U.S. Senator Sam Nunn. NTI is a non-partisan organisation dedicated to preventing the proliferation of, nuclear, chemical, biological weapons. Turner currently serves on the Board of Directors. Turner's media empire began with Turner Outdoor Advertising, which he took over in 1963 after his father's suicide. It was worth $ million. His purchase of an Atlanta UHF station in 1970 began the Turner Broadcasting System. CNN revolutionized news media, covering the Persian Gulf War in 1991. He launched the charitable Goodwill Games. Turner's penchant for controversial statements earned the nicknames "The Mouth of the South" and "Captain Outrageous". He has also devoted his assets to environmental causes.Ted Turner – Turner in 2007
15. Huw Wheldon – Sir Huw Pyrs Wheldon, OBE, MC was a BBC broadcaster and executive. Wheldon was born on 7 May 1916 in Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Wales. He was educated at Friars School, then an all-boys school. His father, Sir Wynn Wheldon, was a prominent educationalist, awarded the DSO for gallantry in the First World War. His grandfather, Tomos Jones Wheldon, had been the Moderator of the Calvinist Methodist Church in Wales. His mother, Megan Edwards, was an accomplished pianist. On the outbreak of war in 1939 Wheldon enlisted in the Buffs. He was awarded the Military Cross for an act of bravery on D-Day + 1. Future Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page was a guest on his show in 1957. He also began to present Portraits of Power with Robert McKenzie. He was also responsible for Orson Welles' Sketchbook. It was with the arts Monitor that Wheldon truly made his mark on the cultural scene. Monitor featured just one full-length item, eventually using actors to re-enact the subjects' lives. Prior to this, only photos or location shots had been used in programmes. Wheldon's Monitor lasted until he had "interviewed everyone I am interested in interviewing", he was succeeded by Jonathan Miller for the series' last season.Huw Wheldon – Huw Wheldon in 1980