NEW YORK: Getting together to celebrate a deal for broadcast coverage of the 42nd annual Grammy Awards were (from l.): Mel Karmazin, president, CBS Corp.; Joel Hollander, president-CEO, Westwood One; Michael Greene, president-CEO, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences; and Les Moonves, president-CEO, CBS TV. Westwood One's Official Grammy Radio Network will provide radio coverage of the awards ceremony.
NEW YORK: Magazine Publishers of America and its Custom Publishing Council sponsored a Relationship Marketing Conference at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel that presented some new marketing tools to the publishing industry. Attendees included (from l.): Jack Myers, chairman, Myers Group; Scott Goodwin, VP-brand management, BrandDirect Marketing; Gordon Wyner, VP, Mercer Management Consulting; Patrick Shannon, VP-marketing, Emap Peterson; and Simon Kelly, president, Fluent Communications, and co-chairman of the Custom Publishing Council.
NEW YORK: New York Women's Agenda honored Daisy Exposito (r.), president and chief creative officer of Bravo Group, at its 8th annual Star Breakfast. Ms. Exposito and first lady Hillary Clinton are joined by (from l.) Barbara Corcoran, president, Corcoran Group; Alice Young, associate, Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, and president of Asia Pacific Practice Group; and Betty Hudson, VP-corporate communications, iVillage.com, and president of NYWA.
NEW YORK: TBS and the NBA celebrated a joint venture, TBS NBA Monday, which began showcasing NBA games on Jan. 10. Among the attendees (from l.): music producer Jimmy Jam; announcer Kevin Harlan; Dennis Quinn, exec VP-general manager, TBS; announcer John Thompson; Jam Master J and DMC of rap music group Run DMC; Mark Lazarus, president, Turner Sports; music producer Terry Lewis; and announcer Craig Sager. Run DMC is featured in the intro to the telecast, performing music arranged by Jimmy Jam and Mr. Lewis.