CELEBRATING LEADING VISIONARIES IN THE TV INDUSTRY

Welcome to the electrifying intersection of innovation and entertainment, where talents shine and creativity knows no bounds.

We are proud to present the coveted 40 Under 40 Awards, a celebration of the trailblazing individuals who are redefining the landscape of the television industry.

As we embark on this thrilling journey, join us in honoring the brightest minds and rising stars who have left a mark on the ever-evolving world of television.

From visionary producers and dynamic writers to charismatic hosts and groundbreaking directors, these individuals represent the next generation of leaders, shaping the future of television with their unparalleled passion, ingenuity, and dedication.

LA TV Week's 40 Under 40 Awards is more than a list; it's a testament to the boundless possibilities that arise when talent and ambition converge in the city of angels.

2024 Honorees 

Amelia Amphonphong
Amelia Amphonphong
Senior Technical Product Manager
Paramount +
Barry Buren
Barry Buren
TV Talent Agent
CAA
Jordan Cipala
Jordan Cipala
Vice President, Strategy and Operations
Cox Media Group
Alison Dammann
Alison Dammann
SVP, Development
Good Caper Content, an ITV America company
Alex Dunn
Alex Dunn
Global Account Manager
AWS
Sophie Flay
Sophie Flay
Reporter
ABC7 Los Angeles
Weston Gonzalez
Weston Gonzalez
Owner + Creative Director
westhaus
Francesca Grea
Francesca Grea
Partner - Entertainment & Sports Law Department
Fox Rothschild LLP
Ben Haigh
Ben Haigh
Senior Vice President, Scripted Programming and Co-Head of Scripted Series, AMC
AMC Networks
Rachel Horwitz Lewis
Rachel Horwitz Lewis
Principal, Creative Development
Amazon MGM Studios
Scott Hunter
Scott Hunter
Vice President of Development
The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC), a part of Sony Pictures Television
Jessica Kastlunger
Jessica Kastlunger
Sr. Manager, Marketing Samsung TV Plus
Samsung
Luke Kelly-Clyne
Luke Kelly-Clyne
Co-Head of Hartbeat Indie
Hartbeat
Rebecca Knaack
Rebecca Knaack
SVP of Entertainment
Metro Public Relations
Vivian Kwok
Vivian Kwok
Vice President, Casting
20th Television
Lady Learned
Lady Learned
Senior Director, Content Programming & Strategy
Tubi
Tom Lerner
Tom Lerner
Vice President of Programming & Creative Affairs
A+E Studios
Alona LeSchack
Alona LeSchack
Executive Director, Product Planning
Sony Pictures Television
Julian Malagon
Julian Malagon
VP, Development
Sony Pictures Television - Kids
Cameron Miille
Cameron Miille
Chief Revenue Officer
Publica by IAS
Julia Moonves
Julia Moonves
SVP, Advertising Sales & Brand Partnerships
pocket.watch
Kelly Morshead
Kelly Morshead
Head of Marketing
Willow
Lauren Pancrazi
Lauren Pancrazi
Senior Global Account Leader
Amazon Web Services
Ricardo Perez-Selsky
Ricardo Perez-Selsky
Senior Director, Digital Production Operations
FOX Sports
Santini Reali
Santini Reali
Agent- TV Unscripted
CAA
Alex Reardon
Alex Reardon
Senior Manager, Content Studio
FOX Sports
Alex Rodriguez
Alex Rodriguez
Manager, Global Distribution Partner Marketing
TelevisaUnivision
Tara Roy
Tara Roy
Director of Original Programming
STARZ
Sahand Sepehrnia
Sahand Sepehrnia
Executive Vice President of Digital Content Strategy and Business for CBS News, Stations, Entertainment and Sports
Paramount/CBS Stations
James Shechet
James Shechet
Content Operations Manager
YouTube
Paige Sherman
Paige Sherman
Director, Digital Video Programming
Shout! Studios
Niara Simon-Hollis
Niara Simon-Hollis
Senior Marketing Director, Streaming
Tastemade
Josh Sizer
Josh Sizer
SVP of Scripted Programming, Co-Head of AMC Scripted Series
AMC Networks
Theo Slipko
Theo Slipko
Sr. Manager, Content Programming – Samsung TV Plus
Samsung TV Plus
Carissa Smith
Carissa Smith
Vice President of Government Relations
Fox Corporation
Kameron Tarlow
Kameron Tarlow
President, Development & Production
Two Shakes Entertainment
Anne Vander Kooy
Anne Vander Kooy
Vice President, Current Programming
UCP
Adam Waltuch
Adam Waltuch
EVP, Global Distribution and Partnerships
TelevisaUnivision
Megan Weiss
Megan Weiss
Director of Sales
Ampersand
Matt Wilson
Matt Wilson
VP, Group Media Director, Investments
Mediahub

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