2013 Luncheon Recap

2013 TOUCHSTONES LUNCHEON: 

Keynote Speaker

Sanya Richards-Ross, Olympic Gold Medalist and star of WE tv’s “Sanya’s Glam & Gold,” delivered a keynote address at this year’s Touchstones Luncheon. Sanya is a track and field superstar, having won numerous medals, including four gold medals, competing for the United States Olympic team. Her docu-series on WE tv follows her as she juggles her professional life as a competitive athlete and businesswoman with a high-profile marriage to NFL star Aaron Ross.


Sanya Richards-Ross, Olympic Gold Medalist & Star of WE tv’s “Sanya’s Glam & Gold”

Honorees

We presented awards to our 2013 Woman of the YearAbbe Raven, Chairman, A+E Networks, and the two recipients of the Woman to Watch award, Bernie Han, VP, News and Local Programming, Time Warner Cable; and Marjorie Kaplan, Group President; Animal Planet, Science Channel & Velocity, Discovery Communications.


Pictured (L to R): Marjorie Kaplan, Bernie Han, Abbe Raven​

Luncheon


Honorary Chair Ellen Kroner, EVP, Corporate Communications, AMC Networks with Maria E. Brennan, CAE, President & CEO, Women in Cable Telecommunications


Pictured (L to R): Maria E. Brennan, CAE, President & CEO, WICT; Mary Meduski, EVP & CFO Suddenlink Communications; Michelle Rice, EVP, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, TV One; Jill Campbell, EVP & COO, Cox Communications


Pictured (L to R): Maria E. Brennan, CAE, President & CEO, WICT; Rob Marcus, President & COO, Time Warner Cable; Bernie Han, VP, News and Local Programming, Time Warner Cable; Glen Britt, Chairman & CEO, Time Warner Cable; Abbe Raven, Chairman, A+E Networks; Katherine Oliver, Commissioner, NYC Mayor’s Office of Media Entertainment; Dane Snowden, Chief of Staff, NCTA; Sanya Richards-Ross, Olympic Gold Medalist & Star of WE tv’s Sanya’s Glam & GoldMary Meduski, EVP & CFO, Suddenlink Communications; Marjorie Kaplan, Group President; Animal Planet, Science Channel & Velocity, Discovery Communications; David Zaslav, President & CEO, Discovery Communications​​

All photos by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Women in Cable Telecommunications​