Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Mary Hart

TV Host


Mary Hart is a television host and member of the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. Her extraordinary run as co-host of "Entertainment Tonight" for 30 years made her as recognizable as many of the big stars she has interviewed. Today, media historians credit Mary not only for her role in building the show into a powerhouse, but for helping to pioneer the genre as a whole. Her subjects include celebrities and political figures such as George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, the surviving Beatle members, Michael Jackson and Presidents Bush and Obama. Mary has been honored by American Women in Radio and Television and the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation, and she received the Lifetime Achievement award at the 2017 Daytime Emmys. She serves on the Board of Trustees for Children's Hospital Los Angeles and is an ambassador for Childhelp USA. Mary is also on the Board of Trustees for the Museum of Tolerance, Simon Wiesenthal Center.

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