Board of Governors

December 20, 2017

Steve Spignese, Public Relations

Steve Spignese oversees entertainment account teams agency-wide at the Los Angeles office of Beck Media & Marketing, an agency at the intersection of entertainment and technology. Agency clients include Amazon Studios, A. Smith & Co. Productions, Endemol Shine North America, MGM, National Geographic, NBCUniversal, Nerdist and many others.

Steve has managed tune-in campaigns for a variety of networks and studios, including daytime syndicated series for Sony Pictures Television, Debmar-Mercury, and NBCUniversal. He has publicized cable programming for networks like Animal Planet and Destination America, and prime-time broadcast series like "American Ninja Warrior" on behalf of production company A. Smith & Co. He has promoted a variety of web series for clients like Endemol Beyond, MGM, NBCUniversal and Warner Bros. Television, and streaming series on Netflix and other SVOD services. Steve works with the National Association of Broadcasters on the NAB Show, the largest convention devoted to entertainment media and technology in the world.

Steve has been an active member of the Television Academy, having worked with the Television Academy Foundation, the charitable arm of the Television Academy devoted to education, preservation, and opportunity. He served on the Daytime Awards Committee, and on the Public Relations Peer Group Executive Committee for four years prior to becoming Governor.

Steve started his career with a long stint at entertainment public relations leader Rogers & Cowan where he represented a variety of high-profile actors, writers and producers. He left R&C for a position at online pioneer Yahoo! promoting their entertainment properties. He's been at Beck Media & Marketing for more than a decade. A Massachusetts native, he studied at the University of Kent, in Canterbury, England, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Massachusetts.