Overview: This signature MFM event will give attendees a look at issues that will affect media companies in the year ahead. 

Opening keynote speaker, Marci Ryvicker, will kick off the seminar with A View of The Television Ecosystem: What Happens Now? She will take us through what she sees as the challenges facing programmers, cable operators, and even new entrants as they navigate the rapid change in consumer viewing habits. Also speaking will be Jared DiPalma, CFO of NBC News. Jared will talk about the strategies NBC uses to position itself as the number one brand in news and information; provide details about the network’s global expansion with Sky; and explain their approach to the historic 2020 presidential election.

Media Outlook co-chairs Antonella Ricciardi, senior vice president and group controller NBCUniversal & Telemundo and George Berbari, Director, International Revenue Planning & Analysis, A+E Networks are planning an event you don’t want to miss.

Eligible participants may earn up to four [4] CPE credits.

Date: Thursday, September 12
Time: 8:00am - 12:20pm 

Offices of Lowenstein Sandler LLP
1251 Avenue of the Americas, Floor 17
New York, New York


  • MFM member - $99
  • MFM corporate member - $79
  • Never Member w/ trial membership - $250


    [or use our Printable Registration]


8:00 AM  Registration
8:00 AM–8:30 AM Breakfast sponsored by Stout

8:30 AM–8:40 AM Co-Chairs – welcome and introductions
8:40 AM–9:30 AM Keynote Speaker:
Marci Ryvicker
, Managing Director, Wolfe Research

A View of The Media Ecosystem: What Happens Now? 
9:30 AM–10:20 AM Jared DiPalma, CFO, NBC News
Positioning NBC News as the #1 News and Information Brand
10:20 AM–10:40 AM Break sponsored by HighRadius

10:40 AM–11:30 AM

Moderator: Ron Schneier, Sr Digital Media Consultant,
AMC Networks/BBC America 

Panelists: Tom Ziangas, SVP Research, AMC Networks;
Steve Luttinger, Media Consultant, Spectrum Reach and 
Mike Keyserling, COO, Philo
Streaming Wars... from research, advertising, and 
programming points of view 

11:30 AM–12:20 PM

Mary J. Hildebrand, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP,  
Founder and Chair, Privacy & Cybersecurity

CPE: Up to 4 Units  

Questions? Call 1-847-716-7000. Registration deadline is September 5 at 5:00pm Central. Registrations received after 09/5/18 will be charged a $50 late fee. All written cancellations need to be sent to MFM prior to 09/5/19. Any cancellations received 09/5/19 that date will not be eligible for a refund.

Media Financial Management Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: