Amy Sugarman, ’96 American Studies

Job title: 
Executive Producer, iHeartMedia

Amy Sugarman is a talent executive/executive producer at iHeartMedia. Upon becoming the fourth generation in her family to graduate from UC Berkeley (and as a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority), Ms. Sugarman began her career at KTVU Fox Channel 2 in the Bay Area, launching a 25-year (and counting) career in the entertainment industry. She has long been affiliated with celebrity stalwarts such as Mario Lopez and Ryan Seacrest, with whom she has worked for more than two decades. In addition to producing television and radio, Ms. Sugarman has produced many of iHeartMedia’s successful podcasts, helping to position the company as the #1 podcast publisher in the world. She has served as co-host of pop culture podcasts for iconic TV shows such as “Beverly Hills 90210” and “The Gilmore Girls,” and created and produced the podcast “Scrubbing In,” which has won the People’s Choice Award twice. Ms. Sugarman credits her successful career to her time at Berkeley.