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KCETLink Board of Directors Appoints Two New Members

 Random House Television Head Jeffrey Levine and

Fort Mason Asset Management Founder Dan German Join 20-Member Board

 

BURBANK,

CA -April 14, 2014 - The Board of Directors of KCETLink today announced the

appointment of Jeffrey Levine and Dan German as new members, effective

immediately.

Levine

is

Vice President and Head of Television for Random House Studio
. German is general

partner and founder of Fort Mason Asset Management,
a

money management firm based in San Francisco.

"We

are thrilled to have Jeff and Dan join our board and contribute their combined

expertise in media and finance to KCETLink," said Dick Cook, KCETLink's Chairman

of the Board. "We welcome their exceptional leadership and business savvy as we

search for a new chief executive and continue our course for innovation and

success in public media."

 

Jeffrey Levine

Jeff Levine is Vice President and Head of Television for

Random House Studio. Prior to joining Random House, Jeff was an executive with

Spring Creek Productions for 11 years, working for Paula Weinstein on numerous

features and movies for television including, "Recount," "Monster-In-Law,"

"Blood Diamond," and "Iron Jawed Angels." In 2011, Jeff was the Executive

Producer of HBO's "Too Big To Fail" which received 11 Emmy nominations and won

the WGA Award for best adaptation for Long Form. More recently, Jeff developed

and produced the feature comedy, "This is Where Leave You," starring Tina Fey,

Jason Bateman and Jane Fonda, which will be released by Warner Bros., September

12, 2014.

Prior to joining Spring Creek, Jeff was Vice President of

Movies and Mini-Series at Turner Network Television where he developed and

oversaw  "James Dean," "The Mists of

Avalon, " "Don Quixote," "Second String," and "Boss of Bosses."

Before joining TNT, Jeff was Vice President of Production at

Castle Rock Entertainment, was head of development for producers Richard and

Lili Zanuck at The Zanuck Company, and began his career in film development and

production for The Samuel Goldwyn Company.

 

Dan German

Dan German is founder and general

partner of Fort Mason Asset Management, a money management firm based in

San Francisco.  For four years prior to that, Dan was a financial

derivatives consultant in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Dan spent one semester

in Moscow, Russia teaching financial derivatives to Russian MBA

students.  Prior to living in Russia, Dan worked in New York on Wall

Street, primarily in the hedge fund industry. Dan was the founder, owner and

general partner of Blackhawk LP, a 50-employee quantitatively based fund. 

Dan helped found the Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation in 1997.  Dan

received an MBA from Cornell University and a BA from University of California,

Santa Cruz.

 

 

ABOUT

KCETLINK

KCETLink

is the national independent public transmedia organization formed by the merger

between KCET and Link Media.  A

viewer-supported 501c(3) organization, its content is distributed nationally

via satellite on DirecTV (375) and DISH Network (9410), in Southern and Central

California via broadcast, as well as through various digital delivery systems.
The combined organization reaches a wide audience that includes

Link TV's 33 million satellite subscribers and KCET's 5.6 million households in

Southern and Central California.
As new technologies continue to make

dramatic changes to the media landscape, KCETLink is committed to driving

public media innovation with smarter ways to access content that engages all

audiences.
For

additional information about KCET and Link TV productions, web-exclusive

content and programming schedules, please visit kcet.org or linktv.org.