Close-up: Dave Ferrara

Dec 1, 2003  •  Post A Comment

Dave Ferrara has been promoted to executive director of The Hollywood Radio and Television Society. Mr. Ferrara, who has been with HRTS since 1999, is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management and strategic planning of the organization’s current and future activities, including expanding membership, creating more industry programs and increasing corporate participation. Most recently, Mr. Ferrara was the event producer/marketing manager for HRTS and oversaw production for the HRTS Newsmaker Luncheons as well as other production and marketing initiatives. Before joining HRTS, Mr. Ferrara was an agent/producer/talent buyer for Mt. High Entertainment from 1997 to 1999, representing regional and national touring artists. Before that he was a corporate video/event producer for Dave Ferrara Productions. From 1990 to 1997 he produced and directed live conference and awards shows for clients, including San Francisco Special Olympics, Intel, LAM Research Corp. and Seville Properties. The Hollywood Radio and Television Society is an organization of West Coast executives from the networks, stations, studios, production companies, advertisers, ad agencies, cable companies, media companies, legal firms, publicity agencies, talent and management agencies, performers, services, suppliers and allied fields.