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Newhouse School to host NBC Universal President Ron Meyer Sept. 12
Newhouse School to host NBC Universal President Ron Meyer Sept. 12 September 09, 2008Wendy S. Loughlinwsloughl@syr.edu
Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications will host Ron Meyer, president and chief operating officer of NBC Universal, on Friday, Sept. 12. He will hold a question-and-answer session with students from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3.
Meyer joined Universal in 1995. Previously, he was president of Creative Artists Agency Inc., which he co-founded in 1975. The company is now a pre-eminent talent agency, representing many of the industry’s most influential and talented people. Its services also include consulting with leading American and international corporations.
Meyer was a television agent with the William Morris Agency from 1970-75. Prior to that, he worked as a messenger at the Paul Kohner Agency in Los Angeles from 1964-70. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Meyer, a longtime friend of the Newhouse School, served as a luncheon committee co-chair for the school’s Mirror Awards ceremony in 2007.
For more information about his talk, contact Jean Brooks at 443-5711 or firstname.lastname@example.org.