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A Networking Event for TV Professionals, Journalists & ALL Influencers


"Q&A with Variety Magazine's Executive Editor" 

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Westside Pavilion
Community Room A, Level 3*
*(near Macy's Side of Mall by Food Court)
10800 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, 90064

About the Event
 Are you interested in gaining insights about the television industry? Are you looking to get more coverage for your TV show or media projects and want to know what captures the attention of top trade publications like Variety? Do you want to know more about the future of television within our evolving media landscape? Or maybe you're interested in thriving as an entertainment journalist? If so, this is an intimate event that you do not want to miss! All participants will have an opportunity to ask candid questions directly to the speaker!

About the Speaker

Variety's Executive Editor for TV, Debra Birnbaum, is an accomplished editor with over 20 years of experience covering news and entertainment. Birnbaum oversees all television coverage for the trade magazine’s multiple platforms, including the weekly print edition, Variety.com, and special awards season issues. As the President/Editor-in-Chief of TV Guide Magazine, a position she held for seven years, she revitalized a classic brand with innovations like the annual "Fan Favorites" cover contest, the Comic-Con photo studio, and the "Hot List" party. She appears frequently on TV and radio as an entertainment expert, and regularly moderates panels for the TV Academy, Screen Actors Guild & Paley Center.. She has also worked for Redbook, George, More, The New York Post, and Us Weekly.

Space is very limited!

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$60 for Non-BiH Members

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Founded in May 2005, BReaKiNG iNTo HoLLyWooD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Admission cost is tax deductible. Upon receiving your RSVP, a confirmation email will be sent within 48 hours. Acceptable payments for the event include Check/Credit/Debit via the Paypal link above OR via Money Order payable to "Breaking into Hollywood" and send to 9595 Wilshire Blvd. 9th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

*Our organization has a no refund policy. (i.e. We do not offer refunds-- not even for participant no-shows, speaker/topic changes or other unforeseen circumstances.) We do however offer event credits when appropriate, upon board approval. Children under 16 are free if accompanied by a paying adult.

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