NYWIFT Board President Simone Pero, was just announced as a Community Builder Honoree for the 2019 Cynopsis Top Women in Media Awards!
The Cynopsis Top Women in Media Awards honor outstanding contributions by women in every facet of the media industry. From mobile to marketing, social media to social good, and data to distribution, Cynopsis shines a light on the best of the best in TV, digital/tech, esports, sports and advertising. These are the women making bold decisions at every level, agents of change and champions of excellence who are instrumental in driving their businesses forward.
As Board President for NYWIFT, Simone Pero wears many hats in the entertainment industry. She is the founder of For Impact Productions, a social impact film marketing and production company. She is currently a producer of the highly-acclaimed Emmy-nominated film The Tale, starring Laura Dern, Ellen Burstyn and Common and Simone is leading the film’s ground-breaking outreach campaign around the world (dir. Jennifer Fox; distributed by HBO Films; U.S. Dramatic Competition, Sundance 2018). Previously, Simone was Vice President for Corporate Communications at MTV and Director of Communication and Marketing at Rainbow Media/Cablevision (now AMC Networks).
The Top Women in Media Awards Gala Dinner will be held Monday evening, September 9, 2019. This will be the biggest celebration of women across all levels of the industry, including Top Women in Media as well as Top Women in Sports.
NYWIFT is very excited to be able to celebrate the accomplishments of our Board President. Congratulations Simone!