Arthur Sando

Arthur Sando is recognized as one of the top communications executives in the media industry. His global experience encompasses Internet services, broadcast and cable television, professional sports, telecommunications, politics, film production and nonprofit foundations. He is a skilled public spokesperson with expertise in crisis communications and public policy, and is counselor to high-profile personalities

Fluent in new and traditional media, Sando is CEO of Sando Communications, a Los Angeles-based consultancy. Before that, he was Acting SVP, Communications for ION Media Networks.

Prior to that Sando was SVP, Communications for CBS Enterprises (now CBS Television Distribution); SVP, Corporate Communications for King World Productions; and VP Corporate Affairs for Comsat Corporation

He is also credited with founding and building the PR department of Turner Broadcasting System, where he began as the company’s first PR Director and rose to become VP, Marketing and Communications. Sando began his career as a radio and television news reporter and anchor, and then served as Press Secretary to a member of the US House of Representatives.

Sando is also a recipient of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association’s President’s Award.


Recent Stories by Arthur Sando

Lawmakers Seek FCC Intervention in L.A. Dodgers TV Standoff

Posted July 29, 2014 at 2:47 PM

With the L.A. Dodgers currently boasting the best record in the National League, and TV coverage of their games unavailable to many L.A. viewers, a group of Southern California lawmakers is asking the Federal Communications Commission to get involved,......

Is It Just a Coincidence That a 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Poster Looks Like the 9/11 Attack -- and the Movie Opens on 9/11? Here It Is -- Decide for Yourself

Posted July 29, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Paramount is getting some heat over a poster that some observers think looks a lot like the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the Twin Towers in New York -- for a movie that, coincidentally or not, opens Sept. 11.......

ABC's All-'Bachelorette' Lineup Claims a Prime-Time Win

Posted July 29, 2014 at 2:17 PM

ABC reaped prime-time ratings gold out of three hours of "Bachelorette"-related programming Monday night, eclipsing reality-heavy lineups on a number of rival broadcast networks, based on Nielsen overnights for the key 18-49 demo. TVbytheNumbers.com reports that the two-hour "Bachelorette"......

'Jersey Shore' Star Headed for Anger Management Classes

Posted July 29, 2014 at 2:05 PM

A former star of the hit MTV reality show "Jersey Shore" is headed to anger management classes. People magazine reports that Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino agreed to take part in the classes. The agreement was part of a deal......

Cable News Channel Looking at Another Round of Layoffs

Posted July 29, 2014 at 1:36 PM

After a round of job cuts just three months ago, a cable news channel is contemplating further cuts. TVNewser reports that Al Jazeera America may follow the April layoffs by eliminating additional positions. Al Jazeera America Chief Executive Ehab......