[7], Shapiro was born in Glenview, Illinois. “There are so many ... rumors,” said Mark Shapiro, president of Endeavor, who categorized the talk as “fiction,” denying plans for a reorganization or bankruptcy as anything more than talk. Mark Shapiro (born c. 1970) is an American television and media executive.

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[34], Shapiro is also the co-owner of the new Los Angeles FC MLS franchise.

[22][23] Shapiro was named to the Sports Business Daily 40 under 40 Hall of Fame in 2005 after being named to the list in 2002, 2003, and 2004.

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From October to December 2005, Shapiro was the CEO of Red Zone LLC as the company pushed for control over Six Flags. Prior to joining IMG in 2014, Shapiro was CEO of Dick Clark Productions (dcp), managing its day-to-day operations while developing and producing high-quality entertainment programming for traditional and digital media.

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Six Flags tenure was marked by a decision to market the theme parks to children and families instead of just targeting teenagers and young adults as the parks had attracted in the past.

[24][25], Shapiro left his position of executive vice president of programming and production at ESPN in May 2005. [14], Shapiro also was a partner with Tom Cruise in the actor's production company, and was an executive producer of the 2008 United Artists film Valkyrie. [11][12][13] Between 1997 and 1999 Shapiro was the executive producer of the series, which received an Emmy and Peabody Award as well as an Excellence in Sports Journalism Award from the Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society. President Mark Shapiro, 49, made $10.3 million in 2018, including a base salary of $3 million.

[35] He was the executive producer of the HBO series, Being Serena which was honored with a Producers Guild Award for Outstanding Sports Program.

[26][27], Shapiro became chief executive officer and an executive producer of Dick Clark Productions in May 2010. Here is the full list of nominees in the 76th Annual Golden Globes for 2019 in all 25 categories.

He was Executive Vice President for Programming and Production at ESPN until 2005, before becoming CEO and President of Six Flags, Inc.. Shapiro has also been the CEO and Executive Producer of Dick Clark Productions.

[14] In 2003, Entertainment Weekly named Shapiro one of 2003's rising stars in entertainment. [20][21], He was the executive producer for Tilt, Dream Job, and Playmakers. I agree with TheWrap's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy and provide my consent to receive marketing communications from them. [36][37][38][39], "Endeavor Promotes Mark Shapiro to President", "Mark Shapiro promoted to Endeavor president as the multimedia behemoth continues to scale", "Endeavor Elevates Mark Shapiro To President", "ESPN's 'lowball' offer triggered Big Ten expansion", University of Iowa Alumni: "Mark S. Shapiro 92BA", "MARK SET TO GO – ABC SPORTS WHIZ SHAPIRO MAY LEAVE FOR SIX FLAGS", "The Daily Goes One-On-One With ESPN's Mark Shapiro", "Top programmer leaves ESPN Mark Shapiro's next task will be to make Six Flags more fun for families", "Under Review: OTL's Big Switch, Courageous Coach", "Q & A WITH ESPN'S MARK SHAPIRO Network to keep building on, breaking tradition", "Snyder Adds New Star to His Lineup: Cruise", "Like Clockwork, Dick Clark Is to Ring in Another Year", "Guggenheim, Partners Buy Dick Clark Productions", "Shapiro to drive IMG's content creation", "Mark Shapiro, Ioris Francini Named Co-Presidents Of WME/IMG", "Meet Mark Shapiro, WME-IMG's Storyteller-In-Chief", "HBO, IMG Partner on Serena Williams Documentary Series", "Producers Guild Awards: 'Green Book' Takes Best Picture; 'Americans' & 'Mrs. Mark Shapiro (/ ʃ ə ˈ p aɪ r oʊ /; born April 3, 1967) is an American-Canadian professional baseball executive, currently working as the president and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB).

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While there, he was involved with the expansion of the company's programming format. [31] He was then named co-president of WME-IMG in November 2016.

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The awards will be handed out on Jan. 6. President Mark Shapiro is reducing his pay by half and remaining employees will see their pay decreased.

Veteran literary agent Jennifer Rudolph Walsh — who was at WME for almost 20 years and headed its Worldwide Literary, Lectures, and Conference Divisions — is stepping away from the agency, Page Six has learned.

7,084, This story has been shared 4,853 times. Shapiro joined IMG as Chief Content Officer in 2014. Do Not Sell My Personal Information, Your California Privacy Rights 3,504, © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved Mark Shapiro has been promoted to President of Endeavor, the organization including WME, IMG and UFC announced Monday.

[citation needed], During his tenure, the network was awarded a number of Emmy awards and an additional Peabody. Shapiro’s appointment caps a time of growth for Endeavor along with a series of more than 25 acquisitions, including UFC in 2016 and the creation of a number of new businesses including Endeavor Content, focused on financing, selling and developing film and television projects, and Endeavor Audio, a podcast studio offering content development, financing, distribution, marketing and monetization. Emily Blunt, “Mary Poppins Returns” (pictured)Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”;Elsie Fisher, “Eighth Grade”;Charlize Theron, "Tully"Constance Wu, “Crazy Rich Asians”; Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”;Timothee Chalamet, “Beautiful Boy” (pictured);Adam Driver, "BlacKkKlansman"Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”;Sam Rockwell, “Vice”.

We've received your submission. 4,062, This story has been shared 3,504 times. Playmakers was awarded a 2003 American Film Institute award for TV Program of the Year, and the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series in 2004. [29], After working as an advisor for Silver Lake Partners and William Morris Endeavor (WME) during the latter's acquisition of IMG.

“Mark’s leadership, creativity and drive will help Patrick and me as we continue to scale Endeavor and realize its full potential.”. Shapiro’s work within the Endeavor network has seen him unify IMG’s fashion business (which includes IMG Models, The Wall Group, Art + Commerce, LENS, IMG Focus and 20+ global fashion events), support the US media rights deal with ESPN for the UFC, develop new formats for IMG’s events portfolio, including the upcoming debut of Frieze LA,  and he was behind the company’s Endeavor Global Marketing business with key acquisitions across public relations, experiential and advertising. He previously worked with the Cleveland Indians from 1991 to 2015, beginning in player development and ending as team president.

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The memo read, “Jennifer has decided to move on from her agenting responsibilities and focus on building her brand partnerships and live events platform.

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Walsh’s own boutique agency was acquired by William Morris in 2001, and she’s been behind books by Sheryl Sandberg, Brené Brown, Alice Munro and Sue Monk Kidd.

Shapiro serves on the board of directors of four public companies: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV), Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR), Papa John’s International (NASDAQ:PZZA), and Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR). “The past four years have marked Endeavor’s most pivotal stage of growth, and Mark has played a critical role in getting us to where we are today,” said Ariel Emanuel, CEO of Endeavor. Endeavor is rolling out pay cuts as it deals with the economic impact of the pandemic. Shapiro is also on the boards of directors of Live Nation Entertainment,[4] Papa John's International,[5] and Equity Residential,[6] and is Chairman of the Board for Captivate Network.

Endeavor has promoted Mark Shapiro to the newly created position of president, four years after he joined the Hollywood talent agency and media company from Dick Clark Productions.

Shapiro began his career at ESPN, where he oversaw both production and programming and led the creation of sports and entertainment properties that helped build ESPN into one of the world’s strongest multi-media brands.

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