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Mr. Neal Shapiro

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President and Chief Executive Off...

Phone: (212) ***-****  HQ Phone
825 Eight Avenue
New York , New York 10019
United States

Company Description: WNET produces such acclaimed PBS series as Great Performances, American Masters, Nature, Need to Know, Charlie Rose, and a range of documentaries, children's...   more

Employment History

  • President
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    Educational Broadcasting Corporation
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Executive Officer, President and SundayArts Host

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • degrees , history and political science
    Tufts University
  • degrees , history and political science
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The seven-hour program "gives us the ..., 30 Dec 2014 [cached]
The seven-hour program "gives us the chance to highlight the remarkable individuals, mentors and organizations at the heart of every community and to present their inspiring stories - which make a compelling case for investing in the future of America's children," said WNET President Neal Shapiro in an Aug. 27 announcement.
Neal ..., 5 June 2014 [cached]
Neal Shapiro President & Chief Executive Officer
Neal Shapiro is an award-winning producer and media executive with a 25-year career spanning print, broadcast, cable and online media. As CEO of WNET, he oversees the operations of THIRTEEN, WLIW21 and NJTV, reaching an audience of more than 5 million monthly.
At the helm of WNET, Shapiro has nearly doubled arts and culture offerings, emphasized local programming and community engagement; set new fundraising records and inaugurated a new, state-of-the-art studio at Lincoln Center.
Shapiro has overseen the launch of a number of innovative local programs, including:
NBC News: Before joining WNET in 2007, Shapiro was President of NBC News, leading its top-rated news programs, including Today, NBC Nightly News and Meet the Press, as well as Dateline NBC. Shapiro was executive producer of Dateline NBC from 1993 to 2001, which became a cornerstone of NBC's primetime programming and the first primetime multi-night newsmagazine.
ABC News: Before working at NBC, Shapiro spent 13 years at ABC News, where he was a writer and producer for PrimeTime Live and World News Tonight. He served as broadcast producer of PrimeTime Live, where he wrote and produced over 30 stories, including breaking news, profiles, and investigative reports.
Shapiro has won numerous awards, including 32 Emmys, 31 Edward R. Murrow Awards and 3 Columbia DuPont awards.
He serves on the Boards of Tufts University, Gannett Company, the Investigative News Network (INN) and the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Shapiro graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University with degrees in history and political science. He was the editor-in-chief of the Tufts Observer and he was a stringer for The New York Times and The Boston Globe.
Introduction Strategic Framework Leadership Neal Shapiro
The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, 11 June 2014 [cached]
Former president of N B C News, Neal Shapiro, delivered a Muncy Lecture in October of two thousand six.
Neal Shapiro Former president of NBC News 2001-2005
Shapiro joined NBC News in 1993 after 13 years as a producer and executive at ABC News. At NBC, he was director of news operations of MSNBC, where he helped to shape its cable programming and innovative Web site. He was named president of NBC News in 2001, a post he held until September 2005. Watch this Lecture
"This historic concert event will benefit ..., 6 June 2008 [cached]
"This historic concert event will benefit Thirteen and WLIW21 in general but, more specifically, enhance the arts and culture programming that these two stations provide to New York and America," says Neal Shapiro, President and CEO of the Educational Broadcasting Corporation, the licensee of Thirteen/WNET and WLIW New York "This is an exciting kick-off to the "Public Television Rocks" campaign, which will help public television engage with a new generation of audience and hopefully become a new model for future fundraising."
Thirteen to be Honored as our 2013 Governors' Award Recipient - 1-Mar-13 press release or news release, 1 Mar 2013 [cached]
"For 50 years Thirteen has been serving New York and the Tri-State area with programs that educate, inspire and enlighten" said Neal Shapiro, President and CEO of Thirteen.
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