IFTA Re-Ups Prewitt As President Through 2012

The Independent Television & Film Alliance has re-upped President Jean Prewitt through 2012.

Also getting a new contract through 2012 was managing director Jonathan Wolf.

Prewitt has headed the association since 2000. "Jean has become a leading voice on behalf of the global independent entertainment industry," said IFTA Board Chairman Lloyd Kaufman in announcing the new contracts. "She has led IFTA's campaign against media consolidation and is an advocate for protecting net neutrality on the Internet, combined with copyright protection and effective enforcement. She is a tenacious, effective advocate for the interests of our industry and IFTA members throughout the world."

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.