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The Raine Group's Jeff Sine Elected To NPR Board Of Directors

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March 28, 2017; Washington, D.C. -The NPR Board of Directors has elected Jeff Sine, co-founder and partner of The Raine Group, to fill one of the newly created Public Director positions on the NPR Board of Directors. Sine has been elected to serve through November 2020, subject to confirmation by the membership. With Sine's election, the NPR Board of Directors has filled the six new director positions on the Board and completed the expansion of the Board, from 17 to 23 directors, that the NPR membership approved in November 2015.

The Raine Group is a global merchant bank focused exclusively on the technology, media and telecommunications industries. In addition to his role as co-founder and partner of The Raine Group, Sine is a board member of each of Raine's growth and venture equity funds and its hedge fund. He is also a board member of Parchment Inc., Reigning Champs Inc., Wanderlust and OpenMail, Inc., which are all portfolio companies of Raine.

Prior to founding Raine, Sine was Vice Chairman and Global Head of Technology, Media & Telecom Investment Banking at UBS Investment Bank. He joined UBS in 2001. Before that time, Sine was Global Head of Media Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley since 1991. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Sine was an attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York and London.

Sine is a member and past Chair of the Board of Trustees of American University, licensee of NPR Member station WAMU, in Washington, DC. He also is a current or past board member of The Manhattan Theatre Club, The International Radio and Television Society, The Museum of Television and Radio Media Center, , ITHAKA, and Educational Testing Service. He also has produced many plays and musicals over the past two decades on Broadway and in London's West End, and is a three-time Tony Award winner.

He earned a B.A. from American University, and a J.D. from the University of Southern California.

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