Graham Media Group's Emily Barr to be featured speaker at TV2020 event at NAB Show New York


Graham Media Group president and chief executive officer Emily Barr will speak at the NAB Show in New York this coming October.

Barr will be featured at TVNewsCheck’s third annual TV2020: Monetizing the Future conference, along with three others: Jack Abernethy, the CEO of Fox Television Stations; Hilton Howell, the chairman, CEO and president of Gray Television; and Perry Sook, the chairman, CEO and president of Nexstar Media Group.

Top executives of the four TV station groups will survey the state of the TV broadcast business and its major growth opportunities.

The event will take place Oct. 17-18 at the Javits Convention Center.

The NAB Show New York is where go-getters in media, entertainment, finance and advertising connect and champion new content strategies.

Barr has sat at the helm of the broadcast TV division of Graham Holdings since 2012. Graham's seven stations are known as news leaders in Top-70 markets, including Houston, Detroit, San Antonio, Orlando, Jacksonville and Roanoke.

Earlier this year, Barr was presented with the Broadcasters Foundation of America's 2018 Golden Mike Award.