Nina C. Tassler

Ms. Tassler has over 30 years of experience in the entertainment television industry. Currently, Ms. Tassler serves as Advisor, Former Chairman of CBS Entertainment, a position she has held since stepping down as Chairman of CBS Entertainment in September 2015. Prior to being named Chairman in 2014, Ms. Tassler served as President of CBS Entertainment from 2004, having propelled the network to its status as America’s #1 Network for 12 of the 13 years under her leadership. Before serving as President, Ms. Tassler served in other executive positions since joining CBS in 1997. Prior to CBS, from 1990 to 1997, Ms. Tassler headed drama development for Warner Bros. Television (then Lorimar Television) as Director, Movies and Mini-Series and played a major role in establishing the company as an industry leading supplier of network programming. Before Warner Bros., Ms. Tassler served as Director of Television and Motion Picture Administration for Triad Artists, Inc., where she previously worked as a talent agent and was responsible for managing the overall operations of the television talent department. In June 2011, Ms. Tassler was honored by Women In Film with its prestigious Lucy Award, and later that same year was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Ms. Tassler is also an author and published her first book, ‘‘What I Told My Daughter: Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women’’ in 2016 through Simon & Schuster. Ms. Tassler currently serves on the Board of Jewish Family Services, is a member of the Ambassador Council of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and serves on the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Executive Committee and on the Board of Directors of the Academy Foundation. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for Boston University and the Board of the Paley Center for Media. Ms. Tassler graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in Theater.

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