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April 07, 2015

Barb Held

Vice President, Event Production
Vice President, Event Production

Barbra Held is Vice President of Event Production for the Television Academy.

Before her tenure at the Television Academy, Held was Vice President Events & Marketing of the Australian Government’s G’Day USA, the largest foreign country promotional campaign held annually in the United States. 

Among her notable achievements in this position was producing the G’Day USA Gala and televised awards show, an anticipated annual Australian event in the U.S. and a staple in the Hollywood awards season.

Additionally Held served as Associate Vice President, Domestic Marketing at the Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau and Special Events Manager at the Los Angeles Times.

Barbra Held is Vice President of Event Production for the Television Academy.

Before her tenure at the Television Academy, Held was Vice President Events & Marketing of the Australian Government’s G’Day USA, the largest foreign country promotional campaign held annually in the United States. 

Among her notable achievements in this position was producing the G’Day USA Gala and televised awards show, an anticipated annual Australian event in the U.S. and a staple in the Hollywood awards season.

Additionally Held served as Associate Vice President, Domestic Marketing at the Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau and Special Events Manager at the Los Angeles Times.

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