Peter Hurwitz was named President of CORE Media Group in October of 2014 after serving as Executive Vice President and General Counsel since February 2012.
Mr. Hurwitz previously served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel for Martha Stewart Omnimedia and in the same role at The Weinstein Company. Prior to joining the Weinstein Company, Mr. Hurwitz held a number of other positions including Chief Administrative office for the Merchant Banking Group of The Bank of Montreal, and COO and General Counsel for The Chatterjee Group, and affiliate of Soros Fund Management, where he joined after being in private practice at the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison.
Scott Frosch was named Chief Financial Officer of CORE Media Group in October 2014 after holding various roles supporting CORE's accounting, financial planning and business activities since 2005.
Prior to joining CORE, Mr. Frosch was the Senior Vice President of Finance and Controller of GT Brands, a distributor of home-video entertainment, fitness programming and family entertainment. Prior to GT Brands, he was employed by Deloitte as a Senior Manager in their Financial Advisory Services Practice. At Deloitte, Mr. Frosch specialized in providing accounting and transactional support to private equity firms and public companies. Mr. Frosch has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Maryland.
Beverly Frank is Executive Vice President of Business Affairs and Operations for 19 Entertainment, Inc. Ms. Frank joined 19 Entertainment in 2009 as General Manager and Director of US Legal.
Prior to joining 19 Entertainment, Ms. Frank was Senior Counsel in the Los Angeles office of Proskauer Rose. Before that, Ms. Frank was a member of the Entertainment, Advertising and Media Practice Group of Manatt Phelps & Phillips. Ms. Frank's practice involved representing clients in the entertainment, media, Internet, retail and financial services industries in complex business and commercial litigation, copyright and entertainment litigation, employment counseling and litigation, civil rights, defamation, antitrust, unfair trade practices and trade secret law, and other business contract and tort claims. She was also a senior member of the team of Manatt attorneys representing the Select Committee of Inquiry of the Connecticut House of Representatives in its investigation of former Governor John Rowland.
Ms. Frank was an associate in the Litigation Department of Weil Gotshal & Manges and an associate in the Litigation, Employment and Labor practice of Vedder Price Kaufman and Kammholz in New York. After graduating from law school, Ms. Frank clerked for the Honorable Jillyn K. Schulze of the United States District Court, District of Maryland. Ms. Frank earned her J.D. from George Mason University School of Law and her B.A. from Georgetown University.
As Head of U.S. Television for CORE Media Group, Jennifer O'Connell launched and continues to build the company’s in-house television team.
She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all CORE Media Group television activity in the U.S. and for developing and producing scripted and unscripted programming for cable and broadcast networks.
Included in the diverse mix of programming that O’Connell oversees for CORE Media Group is “Love in the City” (OWN), for which she serves as executive producer, as well as two greenlit documentary series for Lifetime and Bravo. Also on the CORE Media Group production slate is an upcoming TruTV game show with partners Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner (Hazy Mills Productions).
Prior to joining CORE Media Group, O'Connell was the Executive Vice President of Shed Media U.S., where she led the development and production of original unscripted content and executive produced “The Real Housewives of New York City” (Bravo), Emmy-nominated “Who Do You Think You Are?” (NBC), “Bethenny Ever After” (Bravo), “It’s a Brad, Brad World” (Bravo), “The Marriage Ref” (NBC) and “Dogs in the City” (CBS), among other programs.
Prior to Shed Media, O'Connell spent seven years at NBC, where she oversaw several reality series, including the development and first four seasons of “The Biggest Loser,” and longform events such as “10.5,” “It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie” and the Emmy Award-winning “The Matthew Shepard Story.”
Before her tenure at NBC, O’Connell was a creative executive at Disney Channel, where she worked on its slate of movies, including “Johnny Tsunami,” “Halloweentown” and the Emmy-nominated “The Color of Friendship.”
Previous roles included positions at Family Channel and MTM Productions. O’Connell is a member of The Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors and The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Jason Morey was named Executive Vice President, Worldwide Head of Music for 19 Entertainment in May of 2012.
Prior to joining 19, Morey was President of the Morey Management Group, which he joined alongside his father, James E. Morey, in 1999. Morey Management Group is a renowned entertainment company specializing in live entertainment and musical talent. Jason and Jim have guided the careers of artists such as Clint Black, Macy Gray, Vanessa Williams, Julio Iglesias and America, to name a few.
In 2006, Morey began working with Miley Cyrus when she landed the lead role on the Disney Channel's television series "Hannah Montana." Under Jason's guidance, Cyrus became a household name in television, film and music, and is one of the most successful young artists in entertainment history, breaking numerous records in sales and touring.
Prior to joining Morey Management Group, Morey was at the William Morris Agency.
Morey graduated from University of San Diego with a Bachelor's in Communications in 1996. He has been immersed in the music business since youth, yet his influences extend beyond the confines of the industry. He is currently the Campaign Chair on the City of Hope's Music and Entertainment Industry Executive Board where he helps fundraise to find cures for cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS.
Morey resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Karolina, and his young daughters.