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Local T.V. Meets Global New Media: Producers Guild of America New Media Council Holds Real-Time Interactive Session Between N

(February 22, 2008)

DMN Newswire--2008-2-22--The emergence of new media platforms and consumer's interactive behaviors have made the local television market a different landscape, where news is now fed from online broadband channels, created by local consumers, and distributed throughout a wider, and more eclectic network of advertisers, journalists, and producers.  Each location will have 4 panelists representing both traditional and new media, discussing the merging technologies and their personal experiences as they forge ahead in this ever-changing industry.  Both audiences will have an opportunity to view the live bi-coastal panel discussion and participate in a question and answer session with both panels.  

New York Panelists will include:

Nick Abramovich, COO, The NewsMarket Danny Passman, Vice President, DailyMotion Andy Keidel, Founder, ModMyLife Juliette Powell, Co-Founder, The Gathering Think Tank, Inc. Moderated by Chris Pfaff, President, Chris Pfaff Tech/Media, LLC 

San Francisco Panelists will include:

Justin Gunn, Vice President, Online Programming, Current Media Dan Rosenheim, Vice-President & News Director, KPIX-TV Craig Newmark, Customer Service Rep & Founder of Mark Randall, Chief Strategist, Adobe Moderated by Tracy Swedlow, CEO, publisher & editor-in-chief of Interactive TV Today (itvt) 


8pm - 10pm EST

**A networking mixer beginning at 8pm will precede the panel programming.  Wine and refreshments will be served during the mixer.**



Theresa Lang Auditorium at The New School

55 W. 13th Street, Second Floor

Between 5th and 6th Aves.



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Promptly 6pm-8pm EST

**Networking mixer after the panel with refreshments.**




Adobe Systems

601 Townsend Street

San Francisco , CA



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Event hosted by The Producers Guild of America, New Media Council East in conjunction with the Producers Guild of America San Francisco Chapter.


The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is the premier industry association for entertainment producing professionals working in film, television and digital media.


For the most up-to-date information on the PGA New Media Council East, visit the blog at


For more information about the PGA New Media Council and to access a membership application, please visit:


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Previous events from our 2005-2008 event series can be accessed in web cast format at:


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This event is made possible through generous cooperation with the New School Department of Media Studies.  Please visit for more information.

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