Disney's Ben Sherwood to Keynote 2016 NAB Show
January 21, 2016 at 10:36 AM (PT)
DISNEY MEDIA NETWORKS Co-Chairman and DISNEY|ABC TELEVISION GROUP Pres. BEN SHERWOOD will deliver opening remarks at the 2016 NAB Show in LAS VEGAS. He will follow NAB Pres./CEO GORDON SMITH's "State of the Broadcast Industry" address on MONDAY, APRIL 18th.
SHERWOOD oversees ABC Studios, the ABC-owned Television Stations Group, the ABC Television Network and DISNEY Channels Worldwide, a portfolio of more than 100 kid-driven, family-inclusive entertainment channels or channel feeds available in 163 countries in 34 languages, including DISNEY Channel, DISNEY XD, DISNEY Junior, DISNEY Cinemagic, Hungama, and RADIO DISNEY brands.
“Mr. SHERWOOD has achieved great success throughout his career as a journalist, producer, writer and media executive,” NAB Pres./CEO GORDON SMITH said. “He is a respected executive and a creative thinker with keen business sense. We look forward to hearing about his approaches to today’s rapidly evolving media business at this year’s NAB Show.”