Evelyn Messinger, President and Executive Director of InterAct, is a television producer and non-profit executive who founded InterAct in 1998. She has worked as a news and documentary producer/editor for PBS, CBS News, the BBC, French television and others. Ms. Messinger is a co-founder and former Executive Director of Internews Network, an international media reform NGO, and served as the first Electronic Media Director for the Soros Foundation. In these roles, she has supported the establishment of independent broadcasting in the emerging democracies of Eastern Europe, the Palestinian Territory, Russia and the former Soviet Union. She is married to Kim Spencer.