Dr. Larry Poland
Book: “Chasm: Crossing the Divide Between Hollywood and People of Faith”
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About Dr. Larry Poland
Dr. Larry Poland, Ph.D founded Mastermedia International in 1985 and serves as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Since 1985, Dr. Poland and his staff at Mastermedia have provided professional consulting, personal counsel, and small group support to top leadership in film and television in Hollywood and New York. He has been Member of The Board of Advisors of Truli Media Group, Inc. since May 2013. He has been a college professor and president, founded the first educational and religious radio station in Miami, Florida, and was executive producer of the world’s largest traveling mixed media production. Media has been a key part of Dr. Poland’s life since the late 1970’s when he hosted an issues-oriented television talk show syndicated in major TV markets across Canada. For more than a decade, he hosted a short radio feature, The Mediator, aired daily on more than 500 stations. He also founded the National Media Prayer Breakfast in 2004 to mobilize national prayer for media’s most powerful leaders. He is also the recipient of the Covenant Award for significant, Christian influence on the secular media. Harvest House publishers included Dr. Poland on their list of “The 365 most influential people in the world” based on his network of relationships with those holding global media power. He has authored numerous booklets, articles in national publications and eight books. Dr. Poland is a graduate of Wheaton (Illinois) College with a Bachelors degree in sociology. Dr. Poland also earned Masters and Ph.D. degrees from Purdue University in college administration and a Master of Divinity degree from Grace Theological Seminary.