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Mosko Named Chairman of ATAS Foundation

Nov 2, 2004  •  Post A Comment

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation announced Monday that Sony Pictures Television President Steve Mosko has been named the new chairman of the nonprofit organization. Mr. Mosko was elected unanimously to the volunteer post by the Foundation’s board of directors at its Nov. 1 meeting and will serve for an initial period of two years.

Tom Sarnoff, longtime chairman of the foundation and a member of the board, assumes the newly created post of chairman emeritus. Mr. Sarnoff will also serve as a member of the executive committee of the Television Academy.

Mr. Mosko has been a member of the Television Academy’s Executive Committee for three years. The foundation sponsors educational and archival programs.

Mr. Mosko was appointed president of Sony Pictures Television in 2001, and oversees all U.S. television operations for Sony Pictures Entertainment. He joined Sony in 1992 in syndicated sales.

In addition to his work with the academy, Mr. Mosko was chairman of the National Association of Television Program Executives in 2000 and is a member of the Los Angeles Board of Governors of the Museum of Television & Radio. He is also a member of the board of directors of Loyola Marymount University, the national board of Junior Achievement and the board of the Game Show Network.