Media mogul and expert Tom Rogers, creator of MSNBC and CNBC, along with his millennial daughter Jessica Rogers Ecker joined The Common Good for a unique event where we discussed social media, the youth vote and the 2020 election. What impact will the youth vote play in the upcoming election, how will social media be a factor in this election and so much more.
Watch the video below:https://www.youtube.com/embed/Z-KV4YvMtHY?wmode=opaque&enablejsapi=1
A true innovator and leader in the field of television, news and entertainment, Tom Rogers is the founder of CNBC and a CNBC contributor, as well as the founder of MSNBC, when he served as the first President of NBC cable. He is the former CEO of TiVo and is currently Chairman of Engine Media, a broad based sports, esports, and news content & distribution company. He can also be credited for as bringing Netflix and Amazon to the TV screen. He is the former Senior Counsel to the House Telecommunications Committee where he oversaw the FCC and media industry. He is also an Editor-at-Large for Newsweek.
He has been inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame and has won an Emmy Award for contributions to the development of advanced television and advanced advertising.
Jessica Ecker is a graduate of Columbia University and Columbia Law School. After law school, she clerked for Hon. Michael M. Baylson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and then Hon. Cheryl Ann Krause of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She is currently a litigation associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City.