James H. Rosenfield, Sr.
James H. Rosenfield is President of JHR & Associates, consultants to traditional media, interactive digital media, communications and entertainment companies. His clients have included STATS, Inc., Pathfire Communications, Hotel Networks Inc., and Entertainment Media Works. He is on the Board of Salon Internet Magazine and was a member of the management team of Telecorps Holdings, Inc., a holding company financed by HIG Financial.
Rosenfield spent twenty years at CBS, Inc., rising from Television Network Salesman to President of CBS Television Network, and later Sr. Executive VP of The CBS/Broadcast Group. He retired in 1985.
In 1987 he purchased, with Dillon Reed and SIFCORP, John Blair Communications, where he was Chairman and CEO. Rosenfield then joined Veronis Suhler & Stevenson, media investment bankers. He left after four years to open JHR & Associates, Media Consulting.
Rosenfield’s earlier corporate experience includes NBC (Today, Home and Tonight advertising sales), Polaroid Corporation, as Sales Promotion and Advertising Manager, and Vice President, Marketing of Airequipt, Inc.
He is past President of the International Radio & Television Society (IRTS), Past Chairman, and currently Board member, of the Advertising Council, and a lifetime fellow of the International Council of the Television Academy. Rosenfield was on the board of Junior Achievement for 20 years. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and former alumni trustee of The Roxbury Latin School in Boston, MA. He served in the U.S. Army, Signal Corps Intelligence, during the Korean War.