Speaker Michael Schneider

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Michael Schneider

TV Editor


Michael Schneider is the Executive Editor of IndieWire, Editor-at-Large of Variety, and a contributor to Los Angeles public radio station KCRW, where he hosts Screengrab, a weekly segment about the TV industry, and contributes to The Business. At IndieWire, he manages the site's growing TV coverage and also hosts Turn It On, a weekly podcast featuring top TV stars and producers.

Prior to IndieWire, he was the Chief Content Officer for TV Guide Magazine, where he helped launch the website TV Insider, and before that, he spent 12 years as TV editor of Variety and Daily Variety, and was the LA bureau chief for the weekly TV trade publication Electronic Media (later known as Television Week).

With more than 20 years of experience covering TV business, Schneider regularly moderates industry panels with execs, showrunners and talent at events including San Diego Comic-Con, PaleyFest, the HRTS, NATPE, PromaxBDA, and countless other events. He has appeared on ABC World News Tonight and Primetime Live, NBC's Today show and Dateline NBC, CBS' Early Show, G4's Attack of the Show, E! News Daily, CNN, MSNBC, Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, Access Hollywood, NPR and many other programs and outlets. He also served as a reality show judge on a Fox Reality Channel show you probably didn't see.

Speaking on: BANFF Master Class Series: Cobra Kai; Company of Distinction Session: NBCUniversal Networks Panel

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures


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