NYWIFT Announces the New 2016-17 Board Members

New York Women in Film & Television Announces:


Diverse Group Includes Indie Producers, Marketing Execs, Network VP and More

New York City (June 7, 2016) – New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 board of directors election. As a nonprofit 501c3 public charity, NYWIFT is governed by an 18-member board of directors. Board members serve on committees in the areas of Development, Membership, Communications, Programming and Special Events. The board is elected by the membership. Six spots on the board have been filled, with four new members and two returning members.

“The support of our Board members is integral to NYWIFT’s success,” said NYWIFT Board President Alexis Alexanian. “We are grateful for the time, effort and dedication the departing board members gave to the organization and we are look forward to having this phenomenal new group of women join our team.”

New Members:

Terra Bliss (Vice President & General Manager, Panavision New York)
Christine Bragan (Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Communications, AMC Networks)
Kathryn O’Kane (Director/Producer)
S. Casper Wong (Writer/Director/Producer and Founder of Asian American Women Media Makers)

Returning Members:

Terry Greenberg (Marketing Executive / Producer)
Rosalind Murphy (Marketing Consultant / Producer)


About New York Women in Film & Television:

New York Women in Film & Television supports women calling the shots in film, television and digital media. NYWIFT energizes the careers of women in entertainment by illuminating their achievements, providing training and professional development, and advocating for equality.

The preeminent entertainment industry association for women in New York, NYWIFT brings together 2,100 women and men working both above and below the line. NYWIFT is part of a network of 40 women in film chapters worldwide, representing more than 10,000 members. NYWIFT produces over 50 innovative programs and special events annually, including the Muse Awards for Vision and Achievement, which honors women in front of and behind the camera, and Designing Women, which recognizes costume designers, makeup artists and hair stylists in the industry.

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