Register for the Next Roundtable!

Our next Roundtable with feature perspectives from Verizon Media, Discovery Education and Blackrock.


Media Leaders & Operations: COVID-19 One Year Later

Please join us for a virtual discussion with Verizon Media, Discovery Education and Blackrock on how Video and Broadcast Executives are leading their teams and managing video during this time.


  • Grace Brailsford-Cato – Director, Head of Field Production: Verizon Media
  • Mark Miano – Senior Editorial + Creative Director, Head of Production: Discovery Education
  • Esmee Einerson- Head of Broadcast Media: Blackrock


  • 12:00pm – Event Begins
  • 1:30pm – Wrap Up

SPACE IS LIMITED! Register Below:

Date & Time: February 18th, 2021 from 12pm-1:30pm

Location: CSTV

Meet the Panel:

Grace Brailsford-Cato: Verizon Media

Grace Brailsford-Cato is the Head of Field Production for Verizon Media. Grace brings 10+ years of experience in video production in both digital media and broadcast formats. With her in-depth knowledge of video production equipment in both, studio and field environments, including robotic camera systems, lighting, audio and post-production software to the roundtable discussion.

Mark Miano: Discovery Education

Mark Miano is the Head of Production at Discovery Education. He is an Emmy award winner who has also created hundreds of digital stories, dozens of feature-length television programs, and three published novels. As an executive producer, editor and writer, Mark has staffed and overseen multiple production teams concurrently, with knowledge of media law, news standards, and rights and clearances specifications. 

Esmee Einerson: Blackrock

Esmee Einerson is the head of video Broadcast Media in the Americas for BlackRock. She began her career working in TV, commercial, and film productions for HBO, Studios USA, Hallmark Entertainment, and others. Esmee created the strategies and launched branded channels in iTunes, YouTube, Twitter, and others while leading a team of full- and part-time staff and partner vendors to produce thousands of audio and video assets syndicated on- and off-platform.

Join Verizon Media, Discovery Education and Blackrock for the Video & Broadcast Executive Roundtable (Virtual Edition)

Our Board:

Mike Covino
Head of Multimedia Production – OpenExchange
Whitney Steele
Director of Campaign Programming – KPMG
Stephane Aknin
VP Creative Director – Prudential Financial
Esmee Einerson
Head of Broadcast Media – BlackRock
Barrett Lester
Video Producer & Consultant – EY
Scott Ramsey
Executive Director – New York Cider Association
Let's get started:Get a quote!