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UJA-Federation of New York Honors Andrew Lack, CEO Of Bloomberg Media Group, At Broadcast, Cable & Film Annual Event

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March 1, 2013

New York (March 1, 2013) - UJA-Federation of New York’s Broadcast, Cable & Film Division will honor Andrew Lack, CEO of Bloomberg Media Group, at its Broadcast, Cable & Film annual event on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at The Edison Ballroom in Manhattan.

Matt Lauer will emcee the event and Katie Couric will present Lack with his award. The event will feature a special musical performance by Tony Bennett. 

Andrew Lack joined Bloomberg in 2008 as CEO of its Global Media Group, where he is responsible for the company’s expanding television, Internet, mobile, radio, and consumer print operations. Prior to his role at Bloomberg, Lack was Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Entertainment. There, he led the company’s roster of major international artists and vast catalog of recorded music from around the world. Lack has also held the positions of president and COO of NBC, president of NBC News, and executive producer at CBS News. A winner of 16 Emmy® Awards and four Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, Lack continues to be a leader in the broadcast industry. 

The Broadcast, Cable & Film event chairs are Daniel L. Doctoroff of Bloomberg L.P.; Michael J. Dolan of IMG Worldwide, Inc.; Patricia Fili-Krushel of NBCUniversal News Group; Sheila Nevins of HBO; Charlie Rose of CBS News, PBS, and Bloomberg Television; Ben Sherwood of ABC News; and David Zaslav of Discovery Communications.

UJA-Federation of New York’s Broadcast, Cable & Film Division brings together professionals working in the industry who are committed to their careers and passionate about philanthropy. Each year, the Division honors a professional in the field of media for his or her philanthropic leadership and service to the New York Jewish community.

Funds raised will go to UJA-Federation of New York’s annual campaign that helps sustain a network of nearly 100 health and human-service agencies in New York, in Israel, and around the world.

About UJA-Federation of New York

For more than 90 years, UJA-Federation has been a central force for communal planning and philanthropy in the New York Jewish community. Through UJA-Federation, almost 60,000 donors pool their resources to help people in need, inspire a passion for Jewish life and learning, and strengthen Jewish communities around the world — to address the issues that matter to us most as Jews and as New Yorkers. Working with nearly 100 network beneficiary agencies, synagogues, and other Jewish organizations, our reach spans from New York to Israel to more than 60 other countries around the world, touching 4.5 million people each year. Because we do the most good when we do it together. For more information on how to donate or how to volunteer, please visit our website at http://www.ujafedny.org.

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