Phase One of Media, Citizens & Democracy was guided by an advisory board comprised of leaders in entertainment, advertising, advocacy, government, academia and research.
President, Bellisarius Productions; creator/producer of JAG and First Monday
Actress and Producer, Judging Amy
President and CEO, The Advertising Council Inc.
President, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)
President, Director’s Guild of America
Director, Museum of Television and Radio (LA)
President and CEO, Lucky Duck Productions
William Galston, PhD
Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Affairs
President, Screen Actors Guild
Former U.S. Congressman (R-IO) and actor
Washington Week moderator and Managing Editor, WETA
Claudia J. Kennedy, Lt. Gen. United States Army (Ret.)
Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (current)
Robert Lichter, Ph.D.
President, Center for Media and Public Affairs
Kathryn Montgomery, Ph.D.
Professor, Public Communication, American University
Dee Dee Myers
Former White House Press Secretary (1992-94)
President, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
President, The Writers Guild of America West
Media Critic, The Washington Post
Robert Thompson, PhD
President, The Center for the Study of Popular TV
President, Motion Picture Association of America
President, Wolf Films; creator/producer of Law & Order
President, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences