Brand New World Studios founder Bradley Siegel served as President of TNT and Turner Classic Movies, which he created in 1994. He led TNT to the #1 rated basic cable network four consecutive years and the rise of the TNT Originals film franchise as the signature original programming presenter on basic cable. Among the numerous awards presented to TNT programming overseen by Mr. Siegel were Emmys®, Golden Globes, Screen Actors’ Guild, Peabody, NAACP Image and Sports Emmy Awards.
Most recently, Mr. Siegel was President of TV One, responsible for overseeing and leading all business, operational and creative aspects of the network. TV One’s ratings experienced impressive growth including the #1 Cable Growth Network spot among its competitive set in his first year and posting the highest Q1 ratings in company history. The network also achieved five consecutive quarters of year-over-year gains in primetime under Siegel.
Mr. Siegel was responsible for building the network’s original movie franchise, producing 26 movies, 10 were the most watched programs on all of television among black television viewers. Siegel’s last two movies for TV One became the highest rated films in the history of TV One. In addition, Siegel created an entire social and media program that garnered the #1 trending spot on Twitter and Facebook on multiple occasions.
Prior to joining TV One, Mr. Siegel founded and was Vice Chairman of Atlanta based UP TV, growing the network from 2700 homes to over 70 million.
Under Siegel’s leadership, UP TV original programming won and was nominated for multiple broadcast, promotion and design awards. This includes the UP TV Original Movie The Heart of Christmas, Emmy® Award nomination, and four NAACP Image Awards nominations for the UP TV Original Movies Raising Izzie and Somebody’s Child, and UP TV Original Play Sugar Mommas. Siegel was responsible for UP TV’s micro-budget movie strategy, producing 58 original movies for the network.
On behalf of UP TV, Mr. Siegel partnered with Ervin “Magic” Johnson in 2012 to develop and launch ASPIRE, a television network celebrating the ground breaking achievements of African Americans.
Prior to UP TV, Mr. Siegel was President of Turner Entertainment Networks for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.) In this capacity, he was responsible for TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network, TCM, TNT Originals, WCW, Adult Swim and Turner Studios. During the 5 years Siegel ran Turner Entertainment, the operating income increased at an average annual rate of 15%. In his last two years, EBITA exceeded $1.1 billion.
Prior to joining Turner, Mr. Siegel was Vice President of Programming and Production at American Movie Classics (AMC).
Mr. Siegel now joins Brand New World Studios as CEO with the purpose of creating the most meaningful storytelling company in the world.
Joey Reiman is globally known as the “King of Corporate Purpose.” For the past twenty-five years, he has helped Fortune 500 companies discover, articulate and activate their company and brand purpose. Fast Company magazine named Reiman one of the 100 people who will change the way the world thinks.
Reiman was founder and Chairman of the global consultancy BrightHouse, a company whose sole purpose is to bring greater purpose to the business world. The world’s most prestigious organizations have adopted Reiman’s frameworks and methodologies, which include American Express, Carlsberg, Delta Air Lines, Mercedes, McDonald’s, Procter & Gamble and SunTrust.
Reiman’s best-selling book, The Story of Purpose: The Path to Creating a Brighter Brand, a Greater Company, and a Lasting Legacy follows in the tradition of his breakthrough business book, Thinking For a Living, which created a global movement celebrating the power of ideas.
For over a decade, Reiman has been teaching creative and critical thinking at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. A frequent marketing and branding guest expert on CNN, World-renowned Professor Philip Kotler calls Reiman, “The Moses of Marketing.” A pioneer in marketing and neuroscience, Reiman was named Senior Research Fellow at Emory University’s Medical School.
After twenty years as BrightHouse CEO, Reiman, and his consultancy joined the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) to bring purpose for companies around the world. In 2017, Reiman was named a BCG Fellow, a title given to the most accomplished thought leaders within the company.
In 2018, Reiman takes the helm as Founder and Chairman of Brand New World, the most purposeful storytelling company in the world.
Brand New World Studios Manager Lindsay Kragten brings with her a magical combination of skills from the entertainment industry, which makes her invaluable in pioneering the new frontier of the motion picture industry. Starting in the healthcare sector in business operations, she's honed her unique talents, including strategic planning, relationship building, operations development and improvement, and customer service.
Prior to Brand New World Studios, Lindsay served as the Executive Attaché to the CEO of UP Entertainment along with the General Manager, VP of Public Relations, and the SVP of Original Programming. With a degree in the Arts, Lindsay had the opportunity to showcase her creative abilities doing graphic design, website creation, social media, and gaming platform development for UP's digital team . She designed the breakthrough creative for a Gilmore Girl's Twitter programming stunt which garnered over 1.3 million impressions and won a CableFax Faxie award among several other awards.
As Manager, Lindsay now assists in the management of all aspects of business, which include operations, talent engagement, marketing and script development at Brand New World Studios, the most meaningful storytelling company in the world.