Pat Mitchell, President & CEO of The Paley Center for Media, Named One of the Most Powerful Women Over 50 by Huffington Post

Mitchell deemed "A Key Connector of High-Profile Activists"

NEW YORK, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Paley Center for Media announces that President & CEO Pat Mitchell has been named by the Huffington Post as one of the Most Powerful Women Over 50. Among a remarkable array of fifteen notable honorees, including Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Ginni Rometty, Condoleeza Rice, and Angela Merkel, Mitchell was recognized for showcasing female media innovators with the Paley Center series "She's Making Media" and being an important connector of high-profile female activists. "She's Making Media," focusing on women who use media to make a difference, and "She's Making News," which spotlights broadcast journalists, are themes explored on the Paley Center's television series, At the Paley Center, which airs on PBS stations.  The series returns for its third season this fall.

This honor comes on the heels of a recent Fast Company cover story that named Mitchell one of The League of Extraordinary Women http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/167/the-league-of-extraordinary-women)

For a full list of Huffington Post's Most Powerful Women Over 50 go to: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/17/powerful-women-over-50_n_1674427.html

For a full bio on Pat Mitchell, go to: http://www.paleycenter.org/about-leadership-president/

About The Paley Center for Media
The Paley Center for Media seeks to preserve the past, illuminate the present, and envision the future through the lens of media. With the nation's foremost public archive of television, radio and Internet programming, the Paley Center produces programs and forums for the public, industry professionals, thought leaders, and the creative community to explore the evolving ways in which we create, consume, and share news and entertainment. In an era of unprecedented change, the Paley Center advances the understanding of media and its impact on our lives. The Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry.  For more information, please visit http://www.paleycenter.org/.      

Media Contact
Carrie Oman
Paley Center for Media
212.621.6785
coman@paleycenter.org

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