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Prof. Cathy Perron, the director of the Media Ventures program at BU COM, talks about the benefits of this unique program and how it will help students kick-start their entrepreneurial vision.

Cathy Perron

Cathy PerronDirector, Master’s in Media Ventures Program
Associate Professor, Film & Television

Cathy Perron has more than 25 years of television management experience as a program executive for network affiliates in major markets. She has served as a programming consultant for national cable networks and for public television. She has also consulted in the areas of new media content development and distribution, and their applications for television. Perron has been recognized for her work as a producer with many prestigious awards, including a George Foster Peabody Award and a national Emmy.


BA, Simmons College
MS, Boston University


Email: cperron@bu.edu
Office: 304