2018 Rising Leaders Roster

​​Listed below are the 2018 WICT Rising Leaders. Want to know more about them? Click here to view their biographies. 
  • TieshaAli, Director, New Product Development & User Content, Comcast Business
  • SarahAmato, Project Manager, ESPN
  • AdenaAndrews, Sr. Manager, Bleacher Report
  • KatieBack, VP, Enterprise Sales & Global Commercial Development, FreeWheel
  • KizzyBailey Martin, Manager, Employee Communications, Comcast
  • AlexandraBallas, Director, Internal Communications, Comcast
  • FayeBarbour, Assistant General Counsel, Turner Broadcasting
  • FarnazaBatliwalla, Manager, Software Dev & Engineering, Comcast Cable
  • MiaBeasley-Bonds, Sr. Manager, Program Management, Comcast
  • KarlaBerberich, Manager, Acquisitions, Lifetime & LMN, A+E Networks
  • LauraBernard, Director, Program Integration, Food Network
  • AshleyBlenman, Manager, Paid Media, A+E Networks
  • MichelleBoard, Manager, Field Operations – Alief, Comcast Cable
  • MarinaBordin Jauregui, Director, Financial Planning & Analysis for Latin American & the Caribbean, Discovery, Inc.
  • EmmaBrown, Manager, Mobile Technical Support, Xfinity Mobile, Comcast
  • SarahBuck, Manager, Public Affairs, Cox Communications
  • ThuyBurchette, Manager, Marketing Activation, Turner Content Distribution
  • KandiceCahill, Director, Market Development Operations, Comcast Business
  • CoriCarbonneau, Director, Sales Compensation & Compliance Reporting, Comcast
  • KatieCarrigan, Sr. Director, Corporate Finance, GCI Liberty, Inc.
  • KimChamberlain, Sr. Director, Business Operations, Freewheel
  • MargotChapin, Sr. Manager, Digital Partnerships, A+E Networks
  • AshleyCodianni, Executive Producer, Social & Emerging Media, CNN
  • ShineseCollins, Sr. Marketing Manager, Cox Communications
  • TaraCondon, Director, Product Marketing, iconectiv
  • LaurenCrumpecker, Director, Digital Content Marketing, Discovery, Inc.
  • Cathy Davis, Director, Business Project Management, Comcast
  • Krista Davis, Sr. Project Manager, Talent Acquisition, Charter Communications
  • MarleneDela Rosa, Director, Delivery Management, Comcast Technology Solutions
  • NatalieDennen, Director, Customer Reporting & Analytics, Comcast
  • AmandaDetweiler, Director, Financial Applications, Comcast
  • KirbyDixon, Manager, Publicity, A+E Networks
  • JulietteDobson, Sr. Counsel, Comcast
  • MelissaDonath, Manager, Account Executive, HGTV & DIY Network
  • ShaunteDurham, Manager, Video Data Strategy & Analysis, Comcast
  • BlairDver, Manager, Client Solutions & Integrated Marketing, AMC
  • CeliaEngman, Director, Billing Governance, Comcast
  • LisaEstrin, Director, User Experience, NBA Digital – Turner Sports
  • PattyEverett, Media Director, Turner
  • LaraFalusi, Sr. Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Comcast Corporation
  • LisaFarmer, Sr. Product Development Manager, Internet Services, Cox 
  • MeghanFeaman, Sr. Manager, Ad Sales Marketing, A+E Networks
  • ChristinaFerri, Sr. Director, Finance, Comcast
  • KristinFilipovits, Director, Marketing Communications, Comcast
  • LindsayFitz, VP, Talent Partnerships & Strategy, A+E Networks
  • JoannaFogt-Sohn, Creative Director, Cartoon Network
  • AnnaGeddes, Director, Original Programming & Development, Discovery, Inc.
  • SnehaGhule, Manager, Service Delivery, Discovery, Inc. 
  • LeslieGilchrist, Director, Technology NOC West, Cox 
  • MichelleGlennon, Digital Distribution Manager, A+E Networks
  • KellyGorman, Manager, Human Resources Cable One
  • StacyGraham, VP, Digital Operations & Audience Development, Viacom International Inc.- BET Networks
  • PennyGrandon, Sr. Manager, Network Facilities MTC Operations SWR, Cox 
  • KatelynGray, Manager, Digital Encoding A+E Television Networks
  • SandyGreen, Director, Business & Legal Affairs, Discovery Inc.
  • VanilynneGulla, Sr. Manager, Consumer Science, A+E Networks
  • KristinaGustafson, Director, IT, Charter Communications
  • Missy Halko, Sr. Product Manager, Comcast Xfinity Mobile
  • Sheila M. Harbrige, Sr. Director, Human Resources, GCI
  • MelissaHarmston, Sr. Manager, Digital Sales & Strategy, Spectrum Reach
  • Ingrid A. Harris, Director, Business Operations, Comcast Spotlight
  • MichelleHarste, Sr. Manger, Billing System, Comcast
  • RinaHayashi, Sr. Product Manager, Comcast Cable
  • AngieHeath, Sr. Manager, Sales Operations, Turner 
  • RachelleHill, Manager, Digital Marketing, Comcast
  • LisaHoppes, Assoc. Creative Director, Comcast
  • EmilyHoughton, Manager, Distribution Strategy, Viacom Media Networks
  • NanciHyburg, Director, Production Operations, ESPN
  • LoriIngram, Specialist, Digital Distribution Marketing, Discovery, Inc.
  • DiahnaJames, Sr. Manager, Xfinity Internet & Voice Product Management, Comcast
  • DebraJensen, VP, Tax & Treasury, INSP
  • JanineJohnson, Director, BSR Project Management Office, Comcast
  • SyettaJones, Sr. Manager, Subscription Analytics, FilmStruck & TCM, Turner
  • JessicaJordan, Manager, Affiliate Marketing, REVOLT Media & TV
  • JenniferJudge, Director, Product Management, Comcast
  • IrisJun, Counsel, A+E Networks
  • DawnKemp, Account Executive, Discovery, Inc
  • MarcyKettler-Thibault, National Account Executive, Discovery, Inc.
  • KimberlyKing, Director, Ad Sales Marketing, Discovery, Inc.
  • AmyKlein, Principal Counsel, ESPN, Inc.
  • ValerieKoh, Sr. Category Manager, ARRIS 
  • AlyssaKrauser, Manager – Accounting Projects, Comcast
  • SandraKrebelj, Sr. Director, Ad Sales Administration & Finance, A+E Networks
  • Liza RodriguezKrontilik, Director, Ad Sales Marketing HGTV & DIY Network, Discovery, Inc.
  • JenniferKuhn, Manager, Human Resources, Comcast
  • StaceyLager, Director, Business & Legal Affairs – Digital Content Development, Discovery, Inc.
  • MadelineLanglieb, Manager, Programming & Development, Food Network, Cooking Channel, & Travel Channel, Discovery, Inc.
  • AmandaLanham, Director, Local Government Affairs & Franchising, Charter Communications
  • BethLawrence, Director, Media Center, Discovery, Inc.
  • BlairLigelis, Sr. Manager, Distribution & Business Development, Viacom Media Networks
  • VandaLill, Sr. Manager, Program Planning & Scheduling, CMT
  • JenniferLim, Purchasing Manager, Charter Communications
  • RachelMakofsky, Content Distribution, Discovery, Inc.
  • AnnManey, Sr. Director, Talent & Casting, Nickelodeon
  • MichelleMaselli, Director, Broadcast Engineering & Systems Technology, CNN
  • TendaiMashingaidze, Sr. Director, Accounting & Finance, Aspire Channel
  • KarenMathis, Acquisitions Production Manager, INSP Networks
  • KaitlynMcCauley, Manager, Integrated Marketing Communications, Comcast
  • Kris McClure, Sr. Manager, Campaign Management, Comcast Spotlight
  • AndreaMcCoy, Manager, Service Delivery, Cloud & Infrastructure Services, Discovery, Inc.
  • CarolynMcDaniel, Director, Employee Communications, Comcast
  • RebeccaMiller, Sr. Director, Ad Sales Strategic Insights, A+E Networks
  • JenniferMonson, Account Executive, Discovery, Inc.
  • AliMoore, Director, Multi-Platform Program Planning, Discovery, Inc.
  • KellyMorrissey, Assoc Dir. Facilties & Security Operations, ESPN, Inc.
  • DanielleMullahy, Account Executive, Discovery, Inc.
  • Pam Nanavaty, Sr. Manager, Business Operations, Comcast
  • Ilka Nevarez-Jaquez, Director, Compensation & Benefits, Finance & Accounting, A+E Networks 
  • LaurenNix, Sr. HR Manager, Comcast
  • SalimahNooruddin, Sr. Manager, Strategic Development, Comcast
  • RebeccaO’Neil, Manager, International Programming, A+E Networks
  • KimOxendine, Sr. Manager, IT Security & Compliance, Charter
  • AislingPalmer, Director, CNN Brand & & Multiplatform Research, Turner 
  • NiraliPatel, Director, Change Acceleration, Comcast Spotlight
  • JuliePenhallegon, Manager, Corporate Outreach, A+E Networks
  • LindseyPeresich, Manager – Audit & Consulting Services, Discovery, inc.
  • KirstynPeterson, Manager, Client Solutions & Integrated Marketing, AMC Networks
  • CaraPetonic, Director, Comcast Corporation
  • MarniePflueger, Executive Director, Software Dev/Quality Assurance, Comcast
  • JessicaPhillips, Sr. Manager, Strategic Development, loT, Comcast
  • MelissaPiano, Sr. Manager, Client Relations, Viacom Media Networks
  • PatriciaPidgeon, Director, Product Marketing, Spectrum Reach
  • MariaPineda-Rojas, Manager, Research, Crown Media Family Networks
  • Glenda E. Pinto-Calderon, Director, Technical Operations, West Palm Beach, Comcast
  • KathrynPodobinski, Director, YouTube Strategy & Development, Nickelodeon
  • ElainePowell, Sr. Manager, Human Resources, Comcast Business
  • SaraPratley, VP, National News, CNN National News
  • RajRani, Director, Network Operations – APO, Charter Communications
  • KellyReed, Director, Sales, Spectrum Reach
  • MollyRickert, Manager, Communications Operations Division, Comcast
  • Suzanne V.Robinson, Director, Retail Experience & Operations, Comcast – Headquarters
  • JamieRodriguez-Wise, Manager, Partner Services A+E Networks
  • PamelaRose, Sr. Manager, Outbound Sales, Comcast
  • WendyRosen, Sr. Manager, Cox Communications
  • JenniferRosenau, Manager, Engagement, Comcast Corporation
  • AngelaSaldivar, Director, Digital Customer Service & Advocacy, Nickelodeon
  • LynetteSchroder, Director, Technical Care Center, Cable One
  • JessicaSeitz, Director, Program Management, Comcast
  • SamanthaSeymour, Director, Application Services & Maintenance, Altice USA
  • ElanaShapochnikov, VP, Law-Policy Counsel, Charter Communications
  • FlorianaSheykina, Account Executive, Discovery, Inc. 
  • BlairShiffman, Director, Content Partnerships, Turner
  • SarahSiner, Director, Human Resources, A+E Networks
  • AshleySmith, Manager, Marketing-Heartland Region, Comcast
  • Jamelia Smith, Sr. Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, Cox 
  • ShariSmith, Sr. Manager – Operations Compliance, Comcast Corporation
  • SimoneSmith, Supervising Producer, Nickelodeon International
  • KatieSorrels, Manager, Distribution Marketing, Starz
  • DaliaSpingarn, Director, Programming & Product Development, NBCUniversal
  • JosetteSprott, Director, Human Resources, Turner Services Inc.
  • NatalieStanford, Director, Legal & Business Affairs, Format Sales, A+E Networks
  • JessicaStapleton, Director, Retail, Indirect, Comcast
  • ShereenStark, Manager, Regional Sales, Cable ONE
  • NicoleStopp, Principal Architect II, Comcast
  • SarahStroback, Director, Product Management, Comcast
  • LindaStrom, Director, Sales, Comcast Ad Platform, Comcast
  • CarrieStruble, Director, Engineering & Operations, Comcast
  • Louise Bright Suggs, IT Support Manager, INSP
  • ChloeSummers, Client Principal, Stride
  • StephanieThames, Sr. Director, Programming, Turner Classic Movies, Turner 
  • AshaThoyakat, Director, Engineering, Systems Integration Testing, Charter Communications
  • BeckyTrask, Manager, Customer Service, Cable ONE
  • LaurenTrocano, Director, Employee Communications, Comcast
  • Kimberlee FisherTurner, Director, Information Technology, Charter
  • JosephineValenti Nicco, Director, XFINITY Home Business, Comcast
  • AlanaVisco, VP, Retail Development, Nickelodeon
  • ElenaVoonasis, Sr. Manager, FP&A, NBCUniversal
  • Sara JoWalker, Director, Public Relations, Comcast
  • CorinneWalker, Director, Enterprise Customer Care, Comcast
  • SaraWalkingstick, Director, Finance & Business Operations, Charter Communications
  • RachaelWall, Manager, Public Affairs, CMT
  • RosemaryWalsh, Sr. Manager, Sales Tool & Product Deployment, Comcast Cable
  • Kathleen E. Walsh, Director, Content Partnerships, Viacom
  • FeiWan, Principal II Engineer, Comcast
  • KristinaWedeven, Director, Marketing, Comcast
  • ChristinaWeil, Manager, Marketing Communications, Comcast
  • SamanthaWeisz, Director, Hispanic Next Gen Strategy, Comcast
  • TerriYoungs, Director, Human Resources, Comcast Cable
  • RuthZinder, Director, Online Analytics & User Experience, Comcast – Headquarters