Washington, DC - Nov 26, 2012 - News Corporation President and Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey will participate in a question-and-answer session with National Association of Broadcasters President and CEO Gordon Smith during the 2013 NAB Show opening event on April 8, 2013, in Las Vegas. The session will also include a State of the Broadcast Industry address by Smith.
"As a leading executive of one of the world's preeminent media companies, Chase Carey has valuable insight into today's multi-platform global media environment," said NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith.
Chase Carey is president and chief operating officer of News Corporation, a position he has held since July 2009. In this role, he oversees diversified global operations spanning five continents, including the production and distribution of film and television programming; television, satellite and cable broadcasting; newspaper and book publishing and digital media. He also sits on the company's board of directors.
Previously, Carey was president and chief executive officer of Directv, where he led the operations and strategic direction of the Directv companies - which include Directv in the United States and Directv Latin America. He was elected to the position in 2003 by the company's board of directors. He also served on the Directv group board of directors.
Prior to joining Directv, Carey was co-chief operating officer of News Corporation and chairman and chief executive officer of the Fox Television Group. He was particularly instrumental in managing the company's operations and strategy, focusing on its worldwide television business that encompassed the Fox network, Fox Television Stations, Fox's cable programming group, and News Corporation's international satellite operations.