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Stephen McPherson

broadcast executive

Stephen McPherson, American former broadcast executive. Named a Maverick, Details magazine, 2007; recipient Diversity award, Director's Guild America, 2005.

Background

McPherson, Stephen was born on October 28, 1964 in Pittsburgh.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Cornell University, 1986.

Career

Foreign exchange trader Commodities Corporation, New York City, 1986—1991. Director development Witt-Thomas Productions, Los Angeles, 1991—1993. Director current programming Fox Broadcasting Company, 1993—1994.

Senior vice president creative affairs ABC Productions, Burbank, 1994—1995. Vice president Primetime Series NBC, 1995—1998. Executive vice president Buena Vista Productions Walt Disney Company, 1998—2000, president Touchstone television, 2000—2004, president ABC Primetime Entertainment, 2004—2010.