Past Honorees

 

Zimmer Children’s Museum

Discovery Award Dinner

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 6:30pm

The Skirball Cultural Center

Honoring: Vanessa & Darryl Frank and Aaron Rosenberg & Danny Rose

The Discovery Award is presented annually to extraordinary individuals who are

leaders in their fields and communities.

 

Past Recipients

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2015
Karey Burke, EVP Programming & Development, ABC Family Channel
James Mandelbaum, Partner, Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein

2014
Dick Lippin, Chairman and Chief Executive, The Lippin Group
Allison Shearmur, Film & Television Producer, Allison Shearmur Productions

2013
David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company
Margaret Loesch, Founding President and CEO, The HUB Network
Sanford Michelman, Founding Partner, Michelman & Robinson LLP

2012
Deborah Klein, Partner at Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein
Mort Marcus, Co-president of Debmar-Mercury
Carrie Lieberman, Partner at Team Tutors and attorney, and Sharon Sacks, President and
Founder of Sacks Productions

2011
Andy Kaplan, President, World Wide Networks, Sony Pictures Television
Courtney Mizel, V.P., Business Development, Vert Capital Partners
Richard Smith, President, Banc of California

2010
Stephen J. Davis, EVP-Chief Content Office, Hasbro
Barbara Prober, Community Leader

2009
Kevin Beggs, Chairman, LIONSGATE Television
Dana Pachulski, Banker
Jennifer Wooster, Community Leader

2008
Dr. Charles Sophy, President, NBCU Cable Entertainment
Jeff Wachtel, Chief Content Officer, NBCU Cable Entertainment

2007
Missy Halperin, Sr. VP Talent Relations and Special Projects at Fox Broadcasting Company
Linda Simensky, Vice President, Children’s Programming at Public Broadcasting Service

2006
Beth & Rodney Freeman, Community Leader & Owner, Freeman Construction
Wendy Moss Klein, Co-President, Two Friends Entertainment

2005
Jenna Adler, CAA Music Agent
Dan Adler, Founder, Media Eagles, Inc.
Jennifer E. Cohen, Community Leader

2004
Mark Itkin, Board Member, Co-Head of Television, WME Entertainment
Gloria & Jerry Lushing, Community Leaders

2003
Barbara Fisher, SVP, Programming, UP TV
Cynthia Sikes Yorkin, Community Leader

2002
Andy Heyward, Founder of A Squared Entertainment
Arthur Hiller, Filmmaker

2001
Jean Friedman, Zimmer Children’s Museum Founding Board Chair
Gary E. Knell, President and CEO, National Geographic Society