HARRY WILAND
FOUNDER, CO-PRESIDENT & CO-CEO

Founder, Co-President and Co-CEO of Media Policy Center (MPC). Harry graduated from Brooklyn College with a major in Chemistry and from Columbia University with an MFA in Film & Television. He has produced public television and multimedia for over 35 years. In 2002, with business partner, Dale Bell, he founded the 501c3 Media Policy Center and developed its media model. Wiland became a director member of the Directors Guild of America in 1979, and, since 2003, a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2006, he was elected into the global Ashoka Fellowship of social entrepreneurs, and the Purpose Prize. 

 

DALE BELL
FOUNDER, CO-PRESIDENT & CO-CEO

Founder, Co-President and Co-CEO of Media Policy Center (MPC), Dale graduated from Princeton University with a BA, majoring in Modern Languages and Theatre. He was a Producer of the Academy Award-winning film WOODSTOCK (1970). Bell has produced public television and multimedia for over 55 years. His work has won the Peabody, two Emmys, three BAFTAs, and two Christopher Awards. With Harry Wiland, he founded MPC and developed its media model. He has been a member of the Directors Guild of America since 1974 and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences since 1977. In 2006, he was elected into the global Ashoka Fellowship of social entrepreneurs, and the Purpose Prize.

Harry and Dale have been a Board of Director member of MPC since 2002. MPC's business partnership will celebrate its 20th anniversary this March, 2019.