​​​​​​​​​​​Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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.

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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!

The 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.


These leading organizations have already committed their support. Don't miss out - last year's event sold out!  Click here to reserve your table or tickets.

​A+E Networks​INSP


Juniper Networks
​AccuWeather, Inc.Midcontinent Communications
Al Jazeera America

Mintz Levin

​AMC Networks NCTA
ARRISNeustar, Inc.
​BBC Americas Worldwide, Inc.NFL Network

Bright House Networks

The Cable CenterOnProcess Technology
​Carlsen ResourcesPac-12 Networks
Charter CommunicationsPivot TV
Cisco Systems, Inc.​REELZ Channel
Clearleap, Inc.RLTV
Comcast|NBCUniversalScripps Networks Interactive
Comcast SpotlightSense Corp
Cox Communications​​Showtime Networks Inc.
Cox MediaSony Pictures Entertainment
Crown Media Family NetworksStarz Entertainment
​​Discovery CommunicationsSuddenlink Communications
Disney ABC Television GroupTata Consultancy Services
Disney and ESPN Media NetworksTime Warner Cable
EricssonTOA Technologies
Esquire NetworkTurner Broadcasting System, Inc.
General Communications Inc.TV One
​Golf ChannelUnivision Communications Inc.
Greenberg TraurigViacom Media Networks
​Harmonic, Inc.Viamedia
HSNThe Weather Channel
IBMWorld Wide Technology, Inc.



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