Alliance For Women In Media Welcomes Valerie Blackburn As Interim CEO
July 30, 2014 at 7:11 AM (PT)
The ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA welcomes VALERIE BLACKBURN as Interim CEO. A longtime supporter and past Chair of the organization, BLACKBURN will oversee day-to-day operations as well as facilitate the Board’s strategic planning while the search for a new CEO is conducted.
“We are delighted to welcome VALERIE as AWM’s Interim CEO,” said Chair KAY OLIN. “VALERIE’s long-term commitment to AWM, including serving as Chair from 2010 to 2012, enables her to strategically lead the organization to advance the influence and impact of women in all forms of media.”
“I’m honored to serve AWM in this exciting capacity,” BLACKBURN said. “This is an amazing group of accomplished women, and I look forward to working with the AWM Board and membership to promote our mission. From the Gracies to our Women Award Series to our scholarship programs, AWM continues to develop innovative and impactful programming to advance women in media.”