About Diane Schwartz, Steve Goldstein & Seth Arenstein
Senior VP & Group Publisher
Media/PR Group at Access Intelligence
Diane Schwartz is Senior Vice President & Group Publisher of the Media Communications Group at Access Intelligence, a business-to-business media information company based in Rockville, Maryland, with offices worldwide. Diane oversees the editorial, marketing, PR, sales and digital strategy of a rapidly expanding group, whose brands include PR News, CableFAX Daily, Media Industry Newsletter, min’s b2b, PR News Press, prnewsonline.com, minonline.com, cable360.net, Studio and Dorland Health. In her nearly 15 years with Access Intelligence, Diane has launched nearly three dozen conferences, newsletters, events, e-media ventures and ancillary products. A 25-year publishing veteran, Diane is on the board of the Specialized Information Publishers Association; she is past chairperson of the American Business Media CEBA Committee (Creative Excellence in Business Advertising) and serves on numerous other PR, media and business committees. She works in Access Intelligence’s Manhattan office and lives with her husband and two kids in Westchester County, NY. You can follow her on Twitter @dianeschwartz and read her PR News blog at prnewsonline.com.
Editorial Director, PR News
Steve Goldstein is editorial director for Access Intelligence’s PR News brand, which encompasses premium, how-to content, data and competitive intelligence for public relations professionals; PR News Online; PR News conferences, webinars and awards programs; and PR News guidebooks. Previously at AI Steve was editorial director of min, min ’s b2b and minonline as well as managing editor of CableFAX: The Magazine and CableWorld. Before joining Access Intelligence, he was executive editor of World Screen News, and editor of Film/Tape World in San Francisco.
Editor, PR News
Seth Arenstein is editor of PR News’ premium weekly publication and leads the brand’s content products, which includes its how-to-focused guidebooks.
An award-winning journalist, Seth is also a television critic, contributing weekly columns to CableFAX Daily, as well as periodic blogs at cablefax.com. A member of the Television Critics Association (TCA), he reports from Hollywood twice yearly.
Seth has spent more than 20 years in media, including 15 years with Phillips Publishing International and more than 10 as assistant vice president and editorial director at PR News parent Access Intelligence, which succeeded Phillips. He is Access Intelligence’s most-awarded journalist.
In his spare time, Seth plays trumpet in the Washington Conservatory of Music Orchestra and teaches trumpet at Music on the Hill. He studies and performs at the Washington Improv Theater (WIT) and Laugh Index Theater (LIT). Seth does lighting and sound for numerous WIT shows at the Source Theater in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the review staff of The International Trumpet Guild Journal and a special contributor to ionarts.blogspot.com
A founding board member of the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, he served that group for nearly 25 years. He also was a board member of the Washington Conservatory of Music for nearly 15 years. Seth held officer positions on both boards, including chairman. He is an advisor to the board of Amadeus Concerts.