Ryan Seacrest Foundation Appoints New Industry Advisors From Big Machine, SB Projects, Def Jam & More

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Ryan Seacrest attend the 2018 Samusung Charity Gala on Sept. 27, 2018 in New York City.

The Ryan Seacrest Foundation, a non-profit organization designed to inspire youth through entertainment and eduction initiatives, announced new appointments of several entertainment industry advisors on Wednesday (Oct. 24).

The new set of industry advisors include Big Machine Label Group President, CEO and founder Scott Borchetta, Def Jam Records EVP of promotion Nicki Farag, iHeartMedia President of CHR programming strategy John Ivey, SB Projects President Allison Kaye, WABC-TV President and general manager Debra O’Connell and Gary Spangler, EVP of promotion at Republic Records.

Advisors will join current celebrity ambassadors Sabrina Carpenter, Selena Gomez, Charlie Puth and Nick Jonas to brainstorm unique ideas for entertainment to provide to children's hospital patients and families. Advisors will also work closely with foundation to spread awareness of their mission and further the foundation's development and fundraising. 

“We’re honored to have assembled a talented group of industry executives, who have been generously supporting our Foundation for years, to join us officially as advisors to help us advance our efforts and elevate our network of Seacrest Studios,” said Meredith Seacrest, Ryan Seacrest Foundation executive director and COO, in a statement.

The Ryan Seacrest Foundation also announced that it has moved its headquarters from Los Angeles to Nashville.


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