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Women's Media Group Announces New Board of Directors for 2022–23 Establishes New Annual Scholarship to Support Women in Media

May 11, 2022 5:29 PM | Christina Cerio (Administrator)

New York, NY - May 11, 2022

The Women’s Media Group (WMG), a New York City-based nonprofit association of women who have achieved prominence in publishing and many fields of media, has selected its new Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 term and established a new financial award to support young women from diverse backgrounds pursuing media careers. 

Among the officers are Co-Presidents Jennifer A. Perry and Charlie Schroder, both rising from other board positions, and Christen Pruitt, the first former WMG Scholar to assume a board position in the organization’s almost 50-year history. 

Women's Media Group Board of Directors for 2022–23

Jennifer A. Perry (Barnes & Noble), Co-President

Charlie Schroder (Scribd), Co-President


Julie Blattberg (Publishing Consultant), President Emerita 

Jodi Brockington (Niara Consulting), Board Member at Large 

Christina Cerio (Freckled Media), Business Manager

Brittany Fuller (Content Creator), Communications Chair 

Ashley Gordon (Hewlett Packard), Fundraising Co-Chair 

Nevin Mays (Nevin Mays Editorial), Scholarships Chair 

Mary McAveney (Open Road Media), Fundraising Co-Chair 

Christy Mirabal (SiriusXM), Treasurer 

Christen Pruitt (Cannabiz Media), Secretary

Kathy Sandler (Penguin Random House), President Emerita 

Chandra Turner (The Talent Fairy), Membership Chair 

Jane Wesman (Jane Wesman PR), Programming Chair 

Co-Presidents Jennifer A. Perry and Charlie Schroder also announced the establishment of the WMG Presidents Emeritae Award, “This new annual award strengthens and expands WMG’s longstanding mission to provide financial aid to women with diverse backgrounds pursuing careers in any aspect of publishing or media. Named in tribute to outgoing leaders Julie Blattberg and Kathy Sandler and intended to honor the commitment of all past presidents, the Presidents Emeritae Award is structured to enable WMG to address a situationally specific need or current priorities of our membership.” In 2021, WMG disbursed over $25,000 to students enrolled at the City University of New York, Columbia University, the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York University, and Pace University. 

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Women’s Media Group, founded in 1973, is a New York City-based nonprofit association of women who have achieved prominence in many media fields. Our 500+ members—drawn from books, magazines, news, and digital publishing; film, television, and audio; and all forms of digital media—join together to collaborate, inform, and support one another, as well as to mentor young women who will become media leaders of the future. We seek to advance the impact of all women through the power of communication and media.

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