Film academy elects first African American president: Cheryl Boone Isaacs

July 31, 2013 9:03 AM

25 0

Film academy elects first African American president: Cheryl Boone Isaacs

Veteran Hollywood marketer Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been elected the first African American president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that hands out the Oscars each year.

Isaacs, a longtime academy insider who most recently held the job of first vice president, will serve a one-year term with eligibility to stay in the role for three additional years.

Read more

To category page

Loading...