Eric Ortner Named to President’s Committee on Arts & Humanties

Eric Ortner, principal partner in Live Nation’s Vector OMG and president of the Ortner Group, has been appointed to the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, which advises the White House on cultural issues.

Ortner chairs the White House’s Entertainment Advisory Council, co-chaired by Bruce Roberts. He also was a member of Obama’s 2012 re-election finance committee.

Ortner was a journalist and producer, including stints as senior producer of “Good Morning America” and producer of NBC’s “Today.”

He joins such industry figures as Sarah Jessica Parker, Andy Spahn, John Lloyd Young, Ken Solomon, Edward Norton, Alfre Woodard, Kerry Washington and Forest Whitaker. The committee is co-chaired by George Stevens Jr. and Margo Lion. First lady Michelle Obama is honorary chair.

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