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Anna Carugati
GroImageup Editorial Director, World Screen

Anna Carugati is responsible for World Screen‘s overall editorial direction. She conducts the group’s signature interviews with the industry’s top executives, show creators and stars, and can be found moderating panels and keynotes at key industry events throughout the year. Anna has been a reporter throughout her professional life, having worked at CBS in Chicago and Mediaset in Italy, as well as trade journals such as The Hollywood Reporter and Electronic Media. Fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish, Anna is also the recipient of an Emmy award for journalism, a duPont Columbia honorable mention and the Associated Press award for editorial excellence. She has been with World Screen since 1996. Anna can be reached on acarugati@worldscreen.com.

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Mansha Daswani
Editor & Associate Publisher, World Screen

Mansha Daswani is the editor of World Screen, with day-to-day responsibility for its English-language print and online publications—including managing the production of its two biggest issues of the year, for MIPTV and MIPCOM—and overseeing our series of premium special reports on the world’s top broadcasters and platforms. As associate publisher she assists in crafting World Screen‘s overall strategic directives and marketing initiatives. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Mansha came to World Screen after working at Cable and Satellite Asia and Television Asia and contributing to a broad range of entertainment publications across Asia. She has a BA from Mount Holyoke College and an MA in journalism from New York University. She has been with World Screen since 2002, starting as associate editor before being named managing editor and then executive editor. She was named editor in May 2015. Mansha can be contacted on 212-463-0340 or mdaswani@worldscreen.com.

ImageElizabeth Bowen-Tombari
Editor, Spanish-Language Publications, World Screen
Editor, TV Latina

Elizabeth Bowen-Tombari is in charge of all of World Screen‘s Spanish-language content, including TV Latina, TV Niños, TV Novelas y Series, the annual Latin American Cable & Satellite Guide and Latin American Distributors Guide, and the online newsletters Diario TV Latina, TV Latina Semanal, TV Niños Semanal, TV Canales Semanal and TV Novelas y Series Semanal. Originally from Chile, Elizabeth is a seasoned print and broadcast journalist, with a decade spent as a reporter at Santiago-based Megavision Network and several years at consumer magazines in Chile and the U.S. She graduated with honors from Santo Tomas University in Santiago, Chile, and she has a BA in social communications and journalism. Elizabeth can be reached on 212-924-7137 or ebowen@tvlatina.tv.

ImageKristin Brzoznowski
Executive Editor, World Screen

Kristin Brzoznowski contributes to all of World Screen‘s English-language print publications, as well as oversees all of the online newsletters, including the flagship World Screen Newsflash. She also manages the World Screen Guide, TV Kids Guide, TV Drama Guide and TV Formats Guide. Prior to joining World Screen, Kristin was an assistant editor at The Hampton Sheet magazine, and previously served as a writer/editor at America Online, working for its entertainment channels. Kristin graduated from The Ohio State University, obtaining a BA in mass communication and social issues, and received her certification in the French language from L’Université de Bourgogne in Dijon, France. Kristin can be reached on 212-463-0926 or kbrzoznowski@worldscreen.com.

ImageJoanna Padovano Tong
Managing Editor, World Screen

Joanna Padovano Tong contributes to all of World Screen‘s English-language print publications, as well as all of the online newsletters, including World Screen Newsflash. She is responsible for overseeing TV Kids Daily. Joanna also fact-checks, proofreads, sources images and helps maintain the English-language Screening Rooms, among other duties. Prior to joining World Screen, Joanna was a fact-checker at Studio One. Before that, she was a staff writer for DOTmed Business News and Current Biography. A native New Yorker, she graduated from CUNY’s Baruch College, where she earned a BA in journalism. Joanna can be reached on 212-989-1563 or jpadovano@worldscreen.com.

ImageSara Alessi
Associate Editor, World Screen

Sara Alessi contributes to all of World Screen‘s English-language publications, in print and online. Prior to joining World Screen, Sara was with VideoAge International, where she was assistant editor for five years. During this time, she oversaw a daily online newsletter, contributed to features and attended various trade markets throughout the year. She has also served as a freelance writer for BrickUnderground. Sara graduated from Franklin and Marshall College, where she earned a BA in government and English with a concentration in creative writing. Sara can be reached on (212) 924-6014 or salessi@worldscreen.com.