Stu Zakim is a Corporate Communications/Marketing professional with senior level experience in the entertainment and media sectors, specializing in brand repositioning and crisis communications.
He has worked for some of the best known brands in film, magazines and television. Zakim has provided counsel to a variety of iconic media leaders including Jann Wenner, Bonnie Fuller, Christie Hefner, David Pecker and their publications - Rolling Stone, Playboy, Us Weekly, Shape and Star magazine among others. He has also worked on the PR campaigns of some of the most popular and successful films and television shows in recent history as an executive at Columbia Pictures, Universal Pictures and Showtime Networks.
He launched Bridge Strategic Communications in 2009.
Zakim is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He was recognized by his peers as one of Top 100 people in the cable industry in 2007 and has been active in industry associations such as the National Cable and Television Association (NCTA), the Association of Corporate Communications (ACC) and the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM). He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Publicity Club of New York and the Boston University College of Communication Dean's Advisory Council.