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Employment History

Chairman
Penn Schoen Berland

Chief Executive Officer
Penn Schoen Berland

Elected Chair
PBS

Worldwide Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Burson-Marsteller GmbH & Co

Worldwide President and Chief Executive Officer
Burson-Marsteller GmbH & Co

Senior Executive Vice President for Strategy and Development
Discovery Communications , Inc.

Senior Vice President
Discovery Communications , Inc.

Senior Executive
Discovery Communications , Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Worldwide

President
Worldwide

Senior Executive Vice President
Strategy & Development , Discovery Communications

Affiliations

Board Member
PBS

Board Member
Meredith Corporation

Board Member
The News Literacy Project

Vice Chairman
Burson-Marsteller GmbH & Co

Vice Chair
Worldwide

Education

J.D.

The University of Virginia School of Law

B.A.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Master
International Relations
London School of Economics and Political Science

degrees

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

M.A.
International Relations
London School of Economics

J.D.

University of Virginia School of Law

B.A.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

B.A. ( Phi Beta Kappa

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Web References (171 Total References)


The Urban Institute | Officers and Trustees

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Donald A. Baer

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Donald A. Baer Worldwide Chairman and CEO of the strategic communications firm Burson-Marsteller and Chairman of the research firm Penn, Schoen & Berland
Mr. Baer has been a leader and executive in media and communications for a wide range of business, government, and nonprofit organizations. In 2014, he was elected chair of the PBS Board of Directors and to the board of directors at Meredith, a major media company. From 1998 to 2007, he was Discovery Communications senior vice president for strategy and development. He was a senior adviser to President Bill Clinton, including stints as his director of strategic planning and communications and as chief speechwriter/director of speechwriting and research. A former media lawyer, reporter, and magazine editor, Baer has won two Writers Guild of America awards for his work on the annual Kennedy Center Honors TV production. He also led the creation of Silverdocs, the American Film Institute and Discovery Communications' annual documentary festival.


Commenting on the survey findings, ...

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Commenting on the survey findings, Don Baer, Worldwide Chair and CEO of Burson-Marsteller and CEO of PSB, said: "This annual snapshot of the thoughts and concerns of Arab Youth is a reference point not just for the region's policy makers and decision makers, but also for anyone with an interest in our shared future.

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Speakers and panellists include Don Baer, Worldwide Chair and CEO of Burson-Marsteller and Chairman of PSB; Fadi Ghandour, Executive Chairman of Wamda Capital and Founder of Aramex; Noura Al Kaabi, CEO of Media Zone Authority-Abu Dhabi (twofour54); Khaled Al Maeena, Saudi media and political analyst; and Jawad Nabulsi, Founder and CEO of the Nebny Foundation.


Burson Being More Blog Archive - Burson·Marsteller

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Don Baer Elected to Meredith Board of Directors

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We are proud to share that Burson-Marsteller Worldwide Chair and CEO Don Baer was elected to The Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) Board of Directors. Don will serve on The Board for a three year term expiring in 2017.
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Don Baer Elected Chair of PBS Board of Directors
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Burson-Marsteller is proud to announce our Worldwide Chair and CEO Don Baer has been elected Chair of the PBS Board of Directors. Don has been a member of the Board since 2011 and formerly served as Vice Chair of the Board and chaired the Board's Finance Committee. He will continue to be a member of ...


Don Baer Elected Chair of ...

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Don Baer Elected Chair of PBS Board of Directors

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Burson-Marsteller is proud to announce our Worldwide Chair and CEO Don Baer has been elected Chair of the PBS Board of Directors. Don has been a member of the Board since 2011 and formerly served as Vice Chair of the Board and chaired the Board's Finance Committee. He will continue to be a member of the Executive Committee.
Don has been an important part of public media since 2008, when he joined the Board of the PBS Foundation, which supports PBS and works collaboratively with member stations to enhance system sustainability by cultivating philanthropic giving. Don's career has spanned leading roles as a media and communications executive for a wide range of important business, government and non-profit organizations.
On the occasion of his appointment, Don said, "PBS has earned a reputation for providing educational, insightful and exciting content.


Don Baer Joins the News ...

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Don Baer Joins the News Literacy Project Board

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