Jamie Alter Lynton
Los Angeles Philanthropist
Jamie Alter Lynton was a journalist and television news producer and executive for 15 years, working at CNN, CBS and CNBC. She served as a Vice President and Los Angeles Bureau Chief of Court TV, as well as managing its educational division. In this role, she created programming aimed at educating teenagers about the law as well as producing town meetings on issues such as teen violence and juvenile justice.
Since leaving the workforce to devote time to raising her children, she has spearheaded a number of projects both in the political and non-profit arena, including helping to launch the Los Angeles City Fellows Program and serve as a regional panelist for the White House Fellows program. She is an advisory board member for Courage Campaign and the Center on Wrongful Convictions, and is a Trustee of the California Institute of the Arts. She is married to Michael Lynton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children. Mrs. Lynton earned her Bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT.