Public Broadcast Stations to Air “Women in America” Series Hosted by Linda McMahon and Burt Wolf

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Journalist Burt Wolf and Linda McMahon, co-founder and former CEO of
World Wrestling Entertainment and co-founder and CEO of Women’s
Leadership LIVE, will co-host a five-part series about the history of
women in America, which will be presented on Public Broadcasting
Stations throughout the United States.

The series, titled “Women in America,” explores women and work, women
and education, women and entrepreneurship, African-American women, and a
look at how women from Latin America, India, China, Korea, Japan and
other nations have influenced the educational and economic structure of
the United States. The series consists of five half-hour programs about
women’s challenges and achievements in the workplace, entrepreneurism,
education, African-American achievements, and contributions from women
from Latin America, Asia, India and other countries.

What follows is a link to a site that contains the first three programs
in the series.

This series on women will appear on more than 290 public broadcasting
stations throughout the United States, including the top 25 markets.
Check local listings for times and dates.

Linda McMahon, co-founder and former CEO of World Wrestling
Entertainment (WWE), is the co-founder and CEO of Women’s Leadership
LIVE, a company aimed at promoting leadership opportunities for women.
Its goal is to educate women on how best to launch and grow a business,
advance their careers toward leadership roles, and identify and pursue
leadership opportunities in public service. It hosts live events that
connect women to influential business leaders who share their skills and
strategies for success.

Burt Wolf has produced more than 4,000 segments for CNN (Cable News
Network), 800 segments for ABC (the American Broadcasting Company), 125
half-hour programs for the travel division of The Discovery Channel, and
350 half-hour programs for public broadcasting in the United States. His
programs are broadcast on public television to 90% of the television
homes in the United States, then translated into Russian, Polish,
Ukrainian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Mandarin and Korean and syndicated to an
international audience of over 100 million.

Mr. Wolf has also written or edited 67 books for publishing companies
including Random House, Knopf, Doubleday, Simon & Schuster and McGraw


For Women’s Leadership LIVE
Kate Duffy,
Communications Director
Office of Linda McMahon