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AMA-KC Annual Seminar presents Vicki Dummer from ABC Modern Programming

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Tuesday, October 16
8am - 9am | Breakfast
9am - 12pm | Program
Goppert Theatre

Registration Deadline October 11
AMA Member/Business Educator $50
Non-member $125
Fulltime Student $25
*Special seminar pricing available for sponsors.

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There are a limited number of scholarship seats for students. Contact Executive Director, Cynthia Edmunds, staff@ama-kc.org to register. Student fee is $25 if not paid for by scholarship. 



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***Latest Announcement: Adam Gerber, vice president of Sales Development and Marketing for ABC Television Network, will also be here and will talk about his methods and strategies for marketing and selling across all ABC platforms. Gerber began his position with the network in March 2011 and leads a team supporting the ABC sales organization, focused on reinforcing the network’s quality-audience positioning and promoting advertising solutions for marketers across all ABC platforms.

ABC pulls back the curtain!  Get a behind-the-scenes look at how ABC develops programs such as Modern Family, Dancing with the Stars and The View.  Learn how product development, market research and demographics play a leading role in creating a hit show!  

AMA-KC proudly presents Vicki Dummer, executive vice president, Times Square Studios, Current Series & Specials for the ABC Entertainment Group as the speaker for the 2012 Annual Seminar. Ms. Dummer will take us from pitch to pilot to screen and share some marketing insights you don't want to miss!

Vicki Dummerabc logoABOUT THE SPEAKER

Vicki Dummer is executive vice president, Times Square Studios, Current Series & Specials for the ABC Entertainment Group. Reporting to Paul Lee, president, ABC Entertainment Group, Ms. Dummer is responsible for entertainment programming for syndication and ABC Daytime, as well as the development of new programming focused primarily in the areas of non-scripted lifestyle and health. She also oversees all scripted current series and special programming for ABC's primetime block.

Prior to assuming her current role in December 2011, Ms. Dummer was senior vice president, Current Series & Specials, ABC Entertainment.

Previously Ms. Dummer was senior vice president, Alternative Series, Specials & Late-Night, ABC Entertainment, since June 2009. In that position she was responsible for the development and oversight of numerous programs, including the "Academy Awards," the "American Music Awards" and the "Country Music Awards," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," "Supernanny"," "Secret Millionaire" and "Wipeout." Before joining the Alternative Series & Specials department, she honed her skills in the arts and entertainment industry.

Ms. Dummer began her career at ABC in October 1996 in the Comedy Series Programming department. She worked on several of ABC's most popular series, including "8 Simple Rules," "According to Jim," "Dharma & Greg," "The Drew Carey Show," "Less Than Perfect," "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire."

Prior to joining ABC, she was a senior program specialist at the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, DC. She has also held posts as executive director of a statewide service organization for dancers and performance artists, and was manager of a modern dance company.

Ms. Dummer received a Bachelor of Arts in arts administration from Ohio State University.