Mitch Semel


Long Island University Brooklyn: Teaching WPT 643 (Intellectual Property & Cutting the Deal) to second-year M.F.A. candidates in TV Writers Studio program. Course focuses on selling, producing, promoting, distributing, and protecting original pieces of work for television.

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children (Board of Directors): Helping create permanent families for children most in need, especially older children, siblings, and children with special needs.

United Service Organizations (Chairman, Entertainment Department Advisory Committee): Advised USO in assembling entertainment shows for US military service personnel stateside and overseas.

Descriptive Video Service (Advisory Board): DVS provides narration of TV programs for visually-impaired viewers.

Camperships for Nebagamon (Board of Directors): Provides scholarships for children in need to attend summer camp.

Hughes Aircraft Company Public Education Project (Member, National Working Committee): Broadcasters and educators developed satellite system to deliver educational programming to public schools in order to keep low-income and at-risk K-5 students in school.