Sun-Sentinel, March 14, 2005
Florida Governor Jeb Bush has reappointed Arlene Herson to the Florida Film & Entertainment Advisory Council.
Herson is a veteran celebrity interviewer whose award-winning nationally syndicated cable television program, The Arlene Herson Show, is currently airing on Boca Raton Cable Television in Florida and Manhattan Cable TV in New York City. She can also be heard every Sunday and Monday on National Public Radio, WXEL. 90.7 fm interviewing celebrities on the radio program, “Florida Forum.”
Susan Albershardt, Florida Film commissioner, lauded Herson “as a great advocate of Florida’s film and entertainment industry and a wonderful asset to the Advisory Council for the Office of Film and Entertainment.”
Last year President George W. Bush appointed Herson to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, the egoverning body of the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC.
Herson has also been an interviewer for Steven Spielberg’s Shoah Foundation, videotaping first-hand testimonies on Holocaust survivors.
In addition, she is one of the few non-lawyers serving on the Florida Bar Grievance Committee.
Herson is also a guest lecturer featuring inspirational and interesting behind-the-scenes stories about celebrities, and serves as emcee for the entertainment events at The Polo Club.
She is a member of the board of directors of BRET (Boca Raton Educational Television), The Palm Beach International Film Festival and The Will Rogers Institute.