Presentation of the
James A. Tomlinson
James A. Tomlinson received his B.S. in Communication Arts from
St. Vincent’s College in 1982 and his M.B.A. in Marketing
Management from the College of Business Administration in 1991.
Currently Executive in Charge of Production for “Katie,” the
Disney/ABC Television talk show hosted by Katie Couric, scheduled
to debut next September, he began his career while still an
undergraduate as a Production Manager at Columbia Pictures. He also
held executive and creative positions at entertainment giants such
as Viacom/MTV and A&E, where he was Vice President of
Production and Operations. His talents have earned him Emmy Awards
in 2000, 2002 and 2011, a Peabody Award in 2002 and a Columbia
DuPont Award, also in 2002. In celebration of his impressive career
and on the 30th anniversary of his undergraduate graduation, St.
John’s University proudly presents the Pietas Medal to James A.
May 18, 2012