Mogul Behind MTV, VH-1 and Clear Channel Talks Shop at Museum of the Moving Image

City Of Hope Honors Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman With Spirit Of Life Award - Inside

This guy wanted his MTV…so he invented it. Not only was Bob Pittman a co-founder of MTV, the Mississippi native was also involved in the launch of VH-1 and the transformation of Nickelodeon. His resume includes stints as CEO of MTV Networks, AOL Networks and Six Flags Theme Parks. Currently, he is CEO of Clear Channel Communications. On Wednesday night, Museum of the Moving Image Executive Director Carl Goodman will moderate an open conversation with this entrepreneur, media mogul, and philanthropist. Details: Free, June 5, 7 pm, Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria.