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Carole Black

Former President & CEO, Liftime Entertainment

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 Carole Black Biography

Carole Black is the former President and CEO of Lifetime Entertainment, a position she held from 1999 until her retirement in 2005. During her tenure, Lifetime grew from one cable network into a powerhouse multi-media brand for women that includes Lifetime Network, which rose from sixth to first place in cable in less than two years; Lifetime Movie Network, the #2 ranked women's network; Lifetime Real Women, the reality network; Lifetime Online, a thriving internet site; and Lifetime Home Entertainment. Under Black's leadership, Lifetime achieved record ratings, revenues and profits and became one of the industry's most valuable and recognized brands. It also vastly expanded its advocacy work on behalf of women, using the power of television and the Internet to champion important causes.

Black has received numerous prestigious awards for her leadership and public service, including YWCA's Racial Justice Award, the National Breast Cancer Coalition Leadership Award, WICT's Woman of the Year Award, The Matrix Award for Leadership, Cable Positive's Honoree of the Year Award and the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement. She was honored with the Governor's Award Emmy from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for the campaign to stop violence against women.

Black has been named frequently on influential media lists, including BusinessWeek's "Top 25 Managers in Business," Fortune's "50 Most Powerful Women in Business," and Hollywood Reporter's "Top Women in Entertainment." Ladies Home Journal named her one of "American's 100 Most Important Women," and in 2003, she was inducted into Broadcasting & Cable's "Hall of Fame."

Before joining Lifetime, Black was President and General Manager of NBC4 in Los Angeles, the first woman to head a commercial television station in the marketplace. Under her leadership, NBC4 became the #1 station in southern California and the preeminent news leader. Her tenure was the most profitable in the station's history.

Black previously was Senior Vice President, Marketing, Television at The Walt Disney Company, responsible for all branding and marketing of network and syndicated programming including hits such as The Golden Girls, Home Improvement and The Disney Afternoon, producing record profits for the television division. Black also served as Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, and Home Video for Disney. During her tenure, the domestic video division rose from sixth to first place, and Disney became the leading video brand worldwide and Home Video grew into the highest profit center for The Walt Disney Studios. Before that, she worked at DDB Needham in Chicago where was Senior Vice President, Management Representative. She began her career in brand management at Procter & Gamble.

Black is a member of the Board of Directors of Time Warner Cable. Her nonprofit work includes membership on the Dean's Council for School of the Arts, Columbia University; the Board of Councilors for the Annenberg School, University of Southern California; the Board of Directors for V-Day; and the National Advisory Board for Inner-City Arts.

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Carole Black

Former President & CEO, Liftime Entertainment

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Carole Black Biography

Carole Black is the former President and CEO of Lifetime Entertainment, a position she held from 1999 until her retirement in 2005. During her tenure, Lifetime grew from one cable network into a powerhouse multi-media brand for women that includes Lifetime Network, which rose from sixth to first place in cable in less than two years; Lifetime Movie Network, the #2 ranked women's network; Lifetime Real Women, the reality network; Lifetime Online, a thriving internet site; and Lifetime Home Entertainment. Under Black's leadership, Lifetime achieved record ratings, revenues and profits and became one of the industry's most valuable and recognized brands. It also vastly expanded its advocacy work on behalf of women, using the power of television and the Internet to champion important causes.

Black has received numerous prestigious awards for her leadership and public service, including YWCA's Racial Justice Award, the National Breast Cancer Coalition Leadership Award, WICT's Woman of the Year Award, The Matrix Award for Leadership, Cable Positive's Honoree of the Year Award and the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement. She was honored with the Governor's Award Emmy from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for the campaign to stop violence against women.

Black has been named frequently on influential media lists, including BusinessWeek's "Top 25 Managers in Business," Fortune's "50 Most Powerful Women in Business," and Hollywood Reporter's "Top Women in Entertainment." Ladies Home Journal named her one of "American's 100 Most Important Women," and in 2003, she was inducted into Broadcasting & Cable's "Hall of Fame."

Before joining Lifetime, Black was President and General Manager of NBC4 in Los Angeles, the first woman to head a commercial television station in the marketplace. Under her leadership, NBC4 became the #1 station in southern California and the preeminent news leader. Her tenure was the most profitable in the station's history.

Black previously was Senior Vice President, Marketing, Television at The Walt Disney Company, responsible for all branding and marketing of network and syndicated programming including hits such as The Golden Girls, Home Improvement and The Disney Afternoon, producing record profits for the television division. Black also served as Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, and Home Video for Disney. During her tenure, the domestic video division rose from sixth to first place, and Disney became the leading video brand worldwide and Home Video grew into the highest profit center for The Walt Disney Studios. Before that, she worked at DDB Needham in Chicago where was Senior Vice President, Management Representative. She began her career in brand management at Procter & Gamble.

Black is a member of the Board of Directors of Time Warner Cable. Her nonprofit work includes membership on the Dean's Council for School of the Arts, Columbia University; the Board of Councilors for the Annenberg School, University of Southern California; the Board of Directors for V-Day; and the National Advisory Board for Inner-City Arts.

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It's a Woman's Place to Lead

Carole Black Videos

  • "I Am Rising ..." Carole Black, V-Day Board Member - YouTube
    Nov 7, 2012 ... 1 in 3 women on the planet is raped or beaten in her lifetime. That is ONE BILLION women. On 14 February 2013 V-Day is inviting...

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  • How to book Carole Black?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Carole Black for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Carole Black, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Carole Black or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Carole Black?

    Booking fees for Carole Black, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Carole Black, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Carole Black?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Carole Black for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Carole Black for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Carole Black or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Carole Black or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Carole Black is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Carole Black for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Carole Black generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Alexandra Cousteau, Hoda Kotb, Malaak Compton, Catherine Crier and Linda Armstrong Kelly. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Carole Black for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Carole Black Speaker Videos

  • "I Am Rising ..." Carole Black, V-Day Board Member - YouTube
    Nov 7, 2012 ... 1 in 3 women on the planet is raped or beaten in her lifetime. That is ONE BILLION women. On 14 February 2013 V-Day is inviting ONEĀ ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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