Chairman and Chief Executive, Premiere Previews
Peter O. Price is Chairman and Chief Executive of Premiere Previews, a joint venture with the New York Times and Warner Bros., which digitally restores film classics for screenings by club members of the New York Times Film Club. Price began his media career as a summer intern at The Wall Street Journal while attending Princeton University, where he graduated with honors in 1962. He subsequently graduated from Yale Law School, and then served as an officer in the United States Air Force before joining New York City government as Counsel to the Taxi Commission, when he was also Counsel to the New York Council on Child Psychiatry.
He subsequently served as Director of Corporate Development for Time Inc., President of Media Networks, Publisher of the New York Post, President of the National Sports Daily, President of Liberty Cable, President of Television USA, and President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Price is active in educational and civic affairs. He was Chairman of the Board of Governors of Eugene Lang College, a Trustee of The New School University, a member of the Conference of University Board Chairmen, and founding Chairman of the International Chapter of The Young Presidents Organization. Price has served as Chairman of the Video Dial Tone Association in Washington, DC, and has advised the government of France on Telecommunications policy for which he received "La Médaille de la Ville de Paris" from the Mayor of Paris.
He is currently Chairman of The Avenue Association, a director of RKO Pictures, a Commissioner of the Latin Entertainment and Media Commission. In 2009 Price was asked by Mayor Bloomberg to Chair MediaNYC2020 to formulate the digital media strategy for New York City. In 2010 he assumed the Chairmanship of Reporters Without Borders in the United States. Price resides with his wife Judith in New York and Paris.