Managing Director
The Telly Awards

Sabrina is the newly appointed Managing Director of The Telly Awards, the leading award honoring excellence in video and television across all screens. In this role, Sabrina is leading efforts to build upon the 38 year legacy of the award by revitalizing new partnerships, editorial strategy and and digital presence.

She has over 10 years connecting and supporting the growth of creative and entrepreneurial talent within film, television, media and innovation. Sabrina was most recently the Director of New York City’s leading incubator and  and collaborative workspace for media startups, entrepreneurs, and artists - the Made in NY Media Center team. A joint project of the Independent Filmmaker Project  and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, Dridje was part of the Media Center’s launch team instrumental to the growth of the community of startups and the programs that supported it. Prior to this, Dridje produced a number of events across video and digital culture in London including the Open City Film Festival and Alpha-Ville - an event series dedicated to exploring the relationship between electronic music, digital art and visual culture. She began her career as part of the legal and business affairs team at leading film sales company, Hanway Films.

Why come to NAB Show New York?

"Technology is moving faster than ever before within the broadcast industry. We have moved from seeing micro evolutionary progress from year to year to macro evolutionary leaps in technology. It is no longer sufficient to have a single major event to keep up with all the changes. I applaud NAB for creating a well timed event that attracts the best of the best. NAB Show New York is not optional for the modern broadcaster, it is a necessity."

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