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Bringing together leading professionals from entertainment, media, and communications.

UJA-Federation of New York's Entertainment, Media & Communications Division is a community of distinguished industry leaders who invite you to participate in high-profile events, stimulating programs, and a rich variety of networking and social opportunities — all in support of the remarkable, lifesaving work of UJA-Federation.

With opportunities for professionals in a wide range of industries and positions, the Entertainment, Media & Communications Division has many areas in which to become involved.

Steven J. Ross Humanitarian of the Year Award at the Leadership Awards Dinner


The Steven J. Ross Humanitarian of the Year Award is presented at the Entertainment, Media & Communications Division’s Leadership Awards Dinner, UJA-Federation’s premier entertainment, media, and communications event, drawing international media attention and high-profile attendees.

The award is in honor of the late Steven Ross — a visionary and architect of the Time Warner merger — whose legacy of generosity and kindness touched so many in the entertainment, media, and communications community and beyond.

Steven J. Ross Humanitarian of the Year Award Honorees

  • Bonnie Hammer
  • Rob Marcus
  • Philippe Dauman
  • David Zaslav
  • Tim Armstrong
  • Glenn A. Britt
  • Jeff Zucker
  • Stephen B. Burke
  • Richard D. Parsons
  • Sumner Redstone
  • Michael Eisner
  • Ralph Roberts and Brian Roberts
  • Ivan Seidenberg
  • Thomas Middelhoff
  • Edward Bleier and Martin Pompadur
  • Howard Stringer
  • Bob Wright
  • Rupert Murdoch
  • Edgar Bronfman, Jr.

For More Information

Contact Steven Singer at 212.836.1452 or .
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