Paley Center Hires Two Executives, Promotes One

Diane Lewis has been upped to executive vp, while Maureen Reidy and Maxim Thorne have joined the company.

Paley Center for Media has named three executives to its team.

Diane Lewis has been promoted to executive vp programming, Maureen Reidy has been tapped for chief marketing officer and Maxim Thorne has been named executive vp development.

"As the media landscape continues to change at a lightning pace, the Paley Center, which provides insight and context for both the media industry and media consumers, has never been more vital," said Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of the Paley Center. "The combined expertise of these three executives will be a tremendous asset to our organization and bring the Paley Center to even greater levels of success.”

Lewis will be responsible for all Paley Center programs in New York and Los Angeles.

Reidy will oversee all marketing, communications, digital and social media, creative services and commercial revenues.

Thorne will be tasked with expanding the Paley Center's impact and resources. He will oversee development and fundraising activities, as well as developing alliances in the philanthropic community.

The Paley Center for Media produces programs and forums for the public, industry professionals and the creative community in news and entertainment. It was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley.