11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA
The WICT Signature Luncheon is the premier industry event where distinguished leaders come together to recognize the top companies that are paving the way in demonstrating exceptional gender diversity and inclusion programs. The luncheon will be held in conjunction with The Cable Show 2014, on Tuesday, April 29, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
Suzanne Kolb Giuliana Rancic
Suzanne Kolb, President of E! Entertainment, will serve as the honorary chair of this year's Signature Luncheon. E!'s Giuliana Rancic will host the luncheon.
Kolb leads the E! executive team that
oversees the global pop culture brand's ongoing growth and multi-platform
success, and directs all activities on behalf of the network, including
programming, development, production, marketing, digital media, business
development, research and communications.
Giuliana Rancic is an entertainment journalist, fashion and beauty expert and
television personality. She is the anchor of E!
News, host and executive producer of E!'s Beyond Candid with Giuliana,
co-host of E!'s hugely popular Fashion
Police and has been on the red carpet for every mega-event in the
entertainment industry (Oscars, Grammy Awards, Golden Globes) on E!'s Live from the Red Carpet.
Giuliana is watched by millions each week on her hit reality show, Giuliana & Bill, which premiered its seventh season on Tuesday, April 1 on E!
WICT Signature Luncheon will honor those companies that demonstrate a commitment
to superlative gender diversity by recognizing the 2013 PAR Best Companies
for Women in Cable, which include the following:
The 2013 Best Operators for Women in Cable:
First Place: Comcast and Cox Communications
Second Place: Bright House Networks
Third Place: Time Warner Cable
Fourth Place: Midcontinent Communications
Fifth Place: Suddenlink Communications
The 2013 Best Programmers for Women in Cable:
First Place: NBCUniversal
Second Place: Discovery Communications
Third Place: Disney ABC Television Group
Fourth Place: Scripps Networks Interactive
Fifth Place: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.