Director, Technical Project Management Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Stacey Rivers is the Director of Technical Project Management for the Architecture Technology and Operations for Media Project Management Office (ATOM PMO) in the Global Technology Operations Division of Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc. In this role, Rivers oversees a team of Project Managers and Business Analysts responsible for delivering solutions to clients. She is responsible for defining, planning, and prioritizing initiatives necessary to evolve and improve the project management discipline, customer engagement, and staff growth and development. She is tasked with determining the PMO goals to execute against the organization’s strategic objectives, establishing and maintaining a good working rapport at all levels within client and partner organizations, and leading the operational responsibility for project forecasting and reporting.
Prior to this, Rivers was the Director of Technical Project Management for Turner Studios, and served as the primary business interface between Turner Studios, Network Operations, and Network clients for Turner Studios Systems Technology Group and other Turner Studios clients as assigned.
Prior to her move to Turner Studios in February 2008, Rivers was the Network Manager for
Turner’s TBS and Peachtree TV Broadcast Operations where she provided direct oversight for a staff of over thirty people, including eight supervisors in a 24-hour operation. Rivers joined TBS, Inc. in April 1999 from UPN-WUPA TV where she was the media editor for digital and analog programs.
Rivers earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Management from Clayton State
University, and a Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Leadership &
Organization Effectiveness from Troy University.
Rivers is a member of Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society – Troy University Chapter, a 2005
graduate of the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) Leadership Program, and a 2006 graduate of the Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) "Rising Leaders Class I”. Rivers was honored with the Clayton State University Distinguished Alumni Award in 2007 from the College of Professional Studies, was recognized in 2008 as a “Modern Day Technology Leader” by the Career Communications Group, and in 2010 was awarded the title “Rising Leader in Technology” by the Women of Color (STEM) Committee. Selected to represent Turner Broadcasting on the 2010 WICT National Junior Board, Rivers also served as Senior Director of Mentoring (WICT Southeast) when the organization was awarded The WICT National Mentoring Excellence Award in 2011.
Rivers served on the Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Southeast Board for the past 4 years, the Multicultural Advisory Council (MAC) for the past 4 years leading the Turner
Associate Program (TAP), and served as President of Turner Toastmasters for 2 years (2008 –