HRTS Announces Three New Board Members


The Hollywood Radio and Television Society has added Paul Buccieri, managing director, ITV Studios International and president & CEO, ITV Studios America, Michael Kassan, founder of MediaLink, and Eileen O'Neill, group president, Discovery Channel and TLC to its board of directors for the 2012-2014 term.

"Paul, Michael and Eileen bring interesting and diverse backgrounds to HRTS and we are delighted and honored they are joining our Board of Directors," said HRTS president Sean Perry, in making the announcement.

Buccieri, as managing director of ITV Studios International, a position to which he was promoted in July 2011, develops and oversees the business' international strategy alongside his previous responsibilities as president and CEO of ITV Studios America.

Kassan, founder of advisory and business development firm MediaLink LLC, has provided counsel for businesses in the area of marketing, advertising, media, entertainment and digital technology. He was also previously president/COO and vice chairman of Initiative Media Worldwide.

O'Neill oversees the strategic direction for Discovery Channel and TLC as group president, including development, programming, production, digital media, marketing, research and communications. She most recently oversaw the launch of TLC's All-American Muslim.