Fred Cohen

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Fred Cohen "is Chairman of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Prior to this position, he served as President of King World International Productions for 13 years as well as Executive Vice President of CBS Broadcast International until his retirement. His previous positions included President, HBO International; President Time-Life Films; Director of Cultural Programming and International, PBS (Washington, DC), and Special Assistant to the Chairman as well as a Commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in Washington, DC.

"The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is an organization of global broadcasters from 61 countries and over 250 companies. It was founded in 1969 to promote excellence in international television programming and is the organization that presents the International Emmy Award to the best television programs produced and initially aired outside the U.S. There are eight program categories for the International Emmy Awards: Arts Programming; children and Young People; Comedy; documentary; Drama Series; News Coverage; News Coverage; Non-scripted Entertainment; and TV Movie/Mini-series." [1]

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  1. Directors, PCI-Media Impact, accessed September 16, 2008.