Tammy Haddad, President & CEO
Tammy Haddad is a media innovator whose Washington, DC company devises winning strategies for clients including some of the world’s top media companies, technology disruptors, innovative startups, and nonprofit organizations. She is the veteran television executive and executive producer behind MSNBC’s political coverage, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Larry King Live, Today Show, and The Late Late Show.
Haddad has more than 25 years of experience as an executive producer of landmark web, cable and network programs. Her first success was as the creator and executive producer of CNN’s Larry King Live. She helmed the creation of the now-famous outdoor studio of NBC’s Today Show while serving as senior broadcast producer. She later became MSNBC’s Vice President of Washington and the channel’s political director in charge of election coverage and special events programming.
Founded in 2007, Haddad Media clients include Bloomberg, HBO, Politico, AMC, The Washington Post, The Week and National Journal. Haddad Media technology clients include Google, Uber, Amazon and Zignal Labs.
Haddad is also the co-host of Bloomberg’s Masters in Politics Podcast, interviewing the biggest names in politics, media, and policy. As a longtime Washington partner for HBO, she is a consultant on the HBO hit comedy series Veep starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and on HBO films including Confirmation starring Kerry Washington as Anita Hill, and All The Way, which stars Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Haddad Media has created and produced high profile multimedia events such as the premiere of Sony Pictures’ Brad Pitt feature film Fury, HBO Films’ Game Change, and Amazon’s Alpha House. She has produced some of Washington’s most buzzed about events including The Daily Beast’s Hero Summit, The Washington Ideas Forum: The First Draft of History, The Partnership for Public Service to America Awards for the Best in Government, Bloomberg Washington Summit, and The Week Opinion Awards.
In 2008 Haddad’s “Tam Cam” handheld video interview series, launched for Newsweek and also appeared in Politico, made headlines across America. Her guests included major public figures from then-presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama to actor Robert DeNiro. Her on air career began as host of The First Producers Club on America’s Voice featuring TV producers from Mark Burnett to Andrew Heyward, President of CBS News.
Haddad is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of WHCInsider.com, the White House Correspondents Weekend Insider website covering the political, power, and media cultures of Washington, DC.
Haddad plays a principal role for Washington’s most important events during the White House Correspondents’ Weekend including hosting the Garden Brunch and using it as a platform for charitable causes including Dog Tag Bakery, an educational program for disabled veterans and spouses in partnership with Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies, the Global Maternal Health Campaign/The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, and CURE Epilepsy. She is a member of the International Neighbors Club, the International Women’s Forum, and sits on the Board of Trustees for The University of Pittsburgh and Dog Tag Bakery, where she chairs the development committee.