For Immediate Release:
Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) issued the Call for Nominations for 2016 Woman of the Year and Woman to Watch honorees. The esteemed awards will be presented at the Touchstones Luncheon, September 19, in New York during the WICT Leadership Conference, held in conjunction with the cable industry’s Diversity Week. The deadline for nominations is Friday, June 17, 2016, at 5:00 pm (Eastern).
The Woman of the Year Award is bestowed on a woman who has made significant contributions throughout her career to her company and the overall cable telecommunications industry. She is a proven leader and asset who shows great resolve to help others along their path.
The Woman to Watch Award honors a woman who shows tremendous promise for transforming the industry through her professional accomplishments. She has already demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in her company and a strong dedication to the industry. (WICT will select one honoree each from the programmer and the operator categories.)
"We are proud to recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of our industry leaders through WICT’s Woman of the Year and Woman to Watch awards," said WICT President and CEO Maria E. Brennan, CAE. "The honorees are exemplary role models, contributing significant talent and stewardship to advance their companies and better the industry."
For over thirty-five years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide professional development programs, research and services that help advance women in cable media. With 10,000 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association serving women in the cable and telecommunications industry. Comcast NBCUniversal, Time Warner Cable, Turner and Suddenlink Communications are WICT’s Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.