TV REPORTING: (30 years)
Correspondent, CNBC Business News (NBC)
(Television, Online, Radio) New York. 1997-2005
Correspondent, KNBC-TV (NBC)
“Channel 4 News” Los Angeles. 1993-1996
Correspondent, “Entertainment Tonight” (Paramount TV) Hollywood. Inside Story Unit. 1989-1993
Entertainment & Media Anchor, WABC-TV (ABC)
“Channel 7 Eyewitness News” New York. 1987-1988
Reporter (Hard News), WABC-TV (ABC)
“Channel 7 Eyewitness News” New York. 1986-1987
Reporter/Anchor, WPLG-TV (ABC)
“Channel 10 Eyewitness News” Miami. 1983-1986
Reporter/Anchor, WVEC-TV (ABC) “13 News”
Norfolk/Virginia Beach. 1981-1983
Story Producer/News Writer, WXYZ-TV (ABC)
“Channel 7 Action News” Detroit. 1979-1980
Reporter/Anchor, WPTA-TV (ABC)
“21 Alive Newsroom” Fort Wayne IN. 1978-1979
Researcher, Election Unit, WCBS-TV (CBS)
“Channel 2 News” New York. 1977-1978
Transcriber, CBS News, New York.
“CBS Evening News With Walter Cronkite” 1976
Student Intern, WNBC-TV, New York. “NewsCenter 4” 1974
Alec Baldwin, Antonio Banderas, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barry Diller, Bernadette Peters, Bette Midler, Bill Murray,
Billy Crystal, Bo Derek, Bob Barker, Bob Hope, Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Burt Reynolds, Charles Manson (yup),
Charlie Sheen, Cher, Chevy Chase, Chuck Norris,
Clint Eastwood, Dan Aykroyd, Danny DeVito, David Bowie, David Geffen, Demi Moore, Diana Ross, Dolly Parton,
“Don Francisco” (Sábado Gigante), Dustin Hoffman,
Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Taylor, Ellen DeGeneres,
Emilio Estevez, George Clooney, Glenn Close, Gladys Knight, Goldie Hawn, Gwyneth Paltrow, Harrison Ford, Helen Hunt, James Earl Jones, Jane Seymour, Jeff Goldblum,
Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jimmy Stewart, Joan Collins,
John Goodman, John Travolta, Johnny Depp, Julia Roberts, Julio Iglesias, Kathleen Turner, Kevin Costner, Lauren Bacall, Leonardo DiCaprio, Leslie Nielsen, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Martin Sheen, Maya Angelou, Meg Ryan, Melanie Griffith, Meryl Streep, Michael Douglas, Michael J. Fox,
Michelle Pfeiffer, Mick Jagger, Mike Tyson, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, Richard Gere, Robert DeNiro, Rosanne,Rosie O’Donnell, Sally Field, Samuel L. Jackson, Sean Connery, Sharon Stone, Shirley MacLaine,
Smokey Robinson, Steven Spielberg, Steve Martin, Sting, Sylvester Stallone, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Warren Beatty, Whoopi Goldberg.
INTERNATIONAL NEWS COVERAGE:
South Africa (“Coming Back”) CNBC
Bahamas (“Drug Busts”) WPLG
Haiti (“AIDS Arrests”) WPLG
Grenada (“One Year Later”) WPLG
Switzerland/UK (“Where Is Michael Jackson?”) KNBC
Mexico City (“Executive Kidnappings”) CNBC
Israel (“Volunteers for Israel”) WPLG
Brazil (“AIDS and Carnival”) Entertainment Tonight
Brazil (“Xuxa Profile”) Entertainment Tonight
Tahiti (“Cheyenne Brando”) Entertainment Tonight
ONLINE & PRINT:
Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) magazine
Electronic Media magazine (Crain)
Freelance Writer, Soho Weekly News, New York City.
Freelance Reporter. The Villager, New York City.
Anchor, Hourly Headlines, CNBC Business Radio, New York News Writer/Anchor, WHLW-AM Lakewood, NJ
News Writer, WVNJ-AM/FM Newark, NJ
Newscaster, KCFR-FM Denver, CO (NPR) (Student Intern)
CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS: (5 years)
Principal, Glaser Media LLC, New York.
Media training, message design, crisis.
Jet Blue, H&M, Vitamin Shoppe, Financial Times,
Vice President, MWW Group, New York (Interpublic).
Media training, public speaking, message design.
Nikon, ING Group, Samsung, Sun Microsystems, Motley Fool, Marcal Paper, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM.
Senior Staff Consultant, Strategy-XXI Group, New York. (Division Kreab, AB Sweden)
Corporate Social Responsibility practice:
Nestlé, Wal*Mart China. McDonalds, United Nations.
Vice President, Electronic Media Communications (EMC), Newport Beach, CA
IBM, Hilton Hotels. Mirage Resorts, Princess Cruises, Paramount Parks.
M.A. Communication Management
Annenberg School for Communication
University of Southern California 1993
Attitude & Persuasion Theory
Communications Law & New Technologies
Communications Systems for Competitive Advantage Diffusion of Innovation
Economics of Communication
Media and Politics
USC Graduate Research:
§ Cable/Telco Cross-Ownership Ban Waivers
§ Candidate Differentiation in the Jerry Brown Presidential Campaign
§ Competitive Strategy at SystemComp: A Phone-Sex Success Story
§ Entrepreneurship (Marshall School of Business)
§ Gay Time for Prime Time: the Market for LGBT TV Programming
§ Herald-Examiner vs. LA Times: Case Study in Market Penetration
§ Low-Information Rationality and Political Schema: News Coverage in Presidential Elections
§ Music Industry Systems of Intemporal Price Discrimination
B.A. Communications/Cinema Studies (Dean’s List),
Hunter College, CIty University of New York, 1975
Basic and Advanced Reporting
Broadcast Journalism 1 & 2
History of Broadcasting
Mass Communications Theory
Media and Politics
Media and Society
High School Diploma, The Dalton Schools, New York 1970 (Reporter, Daltonian Newspaper)
Continuing and Professional Studies:
Fellowship, Case Media (Globalization Studies)
University of Maryland, College Park.1999
Certificate, Advanced Spanish Grammar,
Escuela “Me Gusta Spanish.” Sucre, Bolivia. 2017
Certificate, Derekh Torah Studies, 92nd Street Y,
New York. 2016
Certificate, Financial Statement Analysis,
New York University SCPS 1999
Certificate, French Language Study, L’Ecole CLE,
Tours, France. 2013
Certificate, Introduction to Yiddish Language
92nd Street Y, New York. 1986
Certificate, IR Best Practices, Chicago
National Investor Relations Institute. Chicago. 2004
“Asking The Hard Questions” Speaker,
NLGJA Gay Journalists Annual Convention, Los Angeles
“CEO Image Analysis” Facilitator,
Stanton-Crenshaw Communications Forum, NY
“CSR – Ethics or PR?” Author, CNBC.COM Special Report
“CSR Campaigns That Work” Panel facilitator,
Business For Social Responsibility Convention, NY
“CSR Investment Trends” Speaker,
Yale School of Management, CEO Leadership Institute, NY
“Defending KNBC’s Michael Jackson Coverage”
Op-Ed Author, Los Angeles Times
“Keynote Speaker,” NLGJA Annual Convention, Minneapolis
“Lessons Learned in Promoting CSR,”
Corporate Responsibility Officer magazine
“Out in the Newsroom,” Electronic Media Magazine (Newsweekly), Guest Columnist
“Out in the Newsroom” Author,
Electronic Media Magazine
“The Future of Retail,” Guest speaker,
Business Lecture Series, 92nd Street “Y”, New York
“Wall Street Reviews 2003,” Moderator, National Retail Federation convention, New York
“Why the Media Isn’t Interested in CSR,”
Leading Perspectives Magazine, BSR
Association of Suburban People (LGBT) Detroit.
Business & Professionals Group (LGBT),
Fort Lauderdale. Member. 1983.
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsiilanti, MI. Keynote Speaker, “The Future of the Movement” 2013.
Freedom Speaks. TV program (PBS) Nashville. Panelist. 1996.
Gay/Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Los Angeles. Board member (four years). 1990-1993.
Immigration Equality (LGBT) New York. Volunteer. 2007.
International Gay/Lesbian Human Rights Commission, New York. Two years. Board member. 1998-1999
In The Life (First LGBT Newsmagazine on Network TV).
Show host, 3 episodes. 1992.
Lambda Legal. Member, West Coast Advisory Council, Los Angeles. 1990.
National Lesbian/Gay Journalists Association. National Board, Four years. 1992-1995
National Lesbian/Gay Journalists Association. Co-founder, Electronic Media Task Force. 1992.
NBC Cable Diversity Network Initiative.
Member, President’s Committee. 2005.
Out Professionals, New York. Featured Speaker. 1988.
Q Press Syndicate Awards. Show host. Los Angeles. 1993.
RTNDA Convention (TV news executives) San Antonio.
First openly gay person to address the industry. 1992.
SAGE (LGBT Seniors Center), Guest Speaker, “Media Literacy.” New York. 2010.
The (LGBT) Center, Los Angeles.
Featured speaker, Homeless Youth Outreach Group. 1993.
The Mandamus Society, (LGBT) Norfolk, VA. Member. 1982.
USC Lambda Alumni Association, Los Angeles.
Featured speaker. 1993.
A Wider Bridge (Israel Advocacy NGO), New York. Member.
Cabrini Refugee Center, New York.
Tutor, English Language instruction.
Carnegie Hill Neighbors, New York.
(Neighborhood Association) Reporter for CHN Magazine.
HonestReporting.com (Israeli media watchdog),
Member Investigative Reporters and Editors, Member.
National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Member.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, New York. Volunteer.
New York Financial Writers Association.
Member, Nominations Committee.
Public Relations Society of America, New York.
Member & awards judge.
Society of Professional Journalists, Member.
Southern California Cable Association, Los Angeles.
Annual Diamond Awards show host.
Media Ethics. Adjunct Professor. Ramapo College,
Mahwah NJ. 2010.
Emmy Award: Individual Achievement in News Reporting. NATAS/Miami.
Florida Associated Press Broadcasters’ Award: Best Local Newscast. WPLG-TV (Contributing story)
Los Angeles Police Dept. Commendation: LAPD Diversity Trainer for LGBT Issues (Hollywood Supports)
Los Angeles Press Club Award:
Entertainment Industry Reporting – TV.
National Lesbian/Gay Journalists Association:
Journalists’ Hall of Fame Award.
New York Press Club Award: Business Reporting.
One Center, Long Beach, California:
Gatsby Award for Community Achievement.
Orange County Cultural Pride, Newport Beach, California: Media Achievement Award.
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish