Peter Chernin

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Peter Chernin the former President and Chief Operating Officer, News Corporation.

"As President and Chief Operating Officer of one of the world's largest media companies, Peter Chernin oversees diversified global operations spanning five continents, including the production and distribution of film and television programming; television, satellite and cable broadcasting; and expansion into the digital media and Internet space. Since joining News Corp. in 1989, Mr. Chernin has gained a reputation as an executive with a unique mastery of both the creative and corporate sides of the entertainment business. Prior to becoming News Corp.'s President and COO in 1996, Mr. Chernin headed Twentieth Century Fox Filmed Entertainment and earlier, served as President of Entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company. He has also had oversight of Fox's tremendous growth in sports, cable and general entertainment television programming and distribution in the U.S. and internationally. Mr. Chernin joined Fox from Lorimar Film Entertainment, where he was president and COO. Earlier, he was executive vice president, Programming and Marketing for Showtime/The Movie Channel Inc., vice president of development and production at the David Gerber Company, an editor for Warner Books and associate publicity director of St. Martin's Press." [1]

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  1. Directors, Malaria no More, accessed November 28, 2007.
  2. Directors, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, accessed November 20, 2010.
  3. International Advisory Council, Harvard Aids Institute, accessed October 13, 2008.