President of King Features syndicate, home to Popeye, Zits, Mutts and scores more of the most popular newspaper features, her TV producer credits range from The Tick to Carmen Sandiego.
CJ Kettler is a Television Producer and Media & Entertainment Executive focused on building brands and property franchises. Based in NYC, she has held senior management positions at MTV Networks, Oxygen Media, Vestron, Travelzoo and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. As a serial entrepreneur, she led the sale of Channel One News to HMH, Sunbow Entertainment to Sony, and LIME to Gaiam–all strategic transactions. In television and multimedia, she develops and produces unique intellectual properties featuring strong characters and compelling storylines that build long lifecycle heritage brands and franchises.
In December 2017, CJ Kettler was named president of King Features –a Division of the Hearst Entertainment group and home to iconic characters including Popeye, Betty Boop, Prince Valiant, Mandrake, Krazy Kat, Flash Gordon and Cuphead. Kettler’s mission is to focus on new initiatives for King Features brands and comics in print, digital, and video entertainment across multiple platforms.
CJ Kettler's NCSFest Schedule:
Well, Blow Me Down It’s Popeye!
Saturday, May 18 - 11:30 am
Pathfinders! Taking Comics to the Screen!
Saturday, May 18 - 2:00 pm
Hyatt Regency - Huntington Ballroom