​​Listed below are the 2016 WICT Rising Leaders. Want to know more about them? Click here to view their biographies.​

  • Nora Abrego, Marketing Director, Latin America, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Elva Acosta, Director, Project Management, Comcast
  • Molly Anderson, Manager, Digital Traffic, Comcast Spotlight
  • Tara Anderson, Manager, HR, Suddenlink
  • Debra Ashley, Director, Sales, BET Networks
  • Frances Augustine, Director, Engineering & Platform Services, Voice Operations, Comcast Cable Corporation
  • Angela Austin, Manager, Digital Ad Sales Marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Karen Babcock, Director, Business Intelligence, Comcast Spotlight
  • Stephanie Bang, Director, Original Movies, Nickelodeon
  • Elena Bazanos, Local Sales Manager, Comcast Spotlight
  • Hilary Bell, Sr. Director, Operations & Business Planning, Viacom International Media Networks
  • Glenda Beltran, Director, Consumer Products Licensing, Viacom / Nickelodeon
  • Lindsay Bennett, Director, HGTV Program Planning, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Heather Blum, Manager, Cox Business Operations, Cox Communications
  • Stephanie Blumberg, VP, Pricing & Planning, UPtv & ASPiRE
  • Jill Bondurant, Sr. Manager, Digital Distribution Marketing, Discovery Communications
  • Cheré Boone, Manager, Content Associate Program, ESPN
  • Maggie Bosak, Director, XFINITY Home, Comcast
  • Christine Bowers-Mari, Manager, Field Service, Cox Communications
  • Tara Brown, Director, Media Relations, INSP
  • Nathalie Burgos, Manager, Public Relations, Time Warner Cable
  • Kelty Carpenter Heilman, Sr. Manager, Programming, Fox Sports
  • Lisa Cash, Manager, Xfinity Communities Sales, Comcast
  • Sarah Cheatham, Manager, Media Strategies, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Wendy Chen, Manager, Strategy & Business Operations, Content Distribution, Viacom Media Networks
  • Jeanne Ciampa, Sr. Manager, NVDE, Comcast
  • Nita Clemens, Sr. Project Manager, Retention Marketing, Time Warner Cable
  • Jasmine Clennon, Manager, Ad Innovations & Programmatic Solutions, Turner Broadcasting
  • Deborah Cliburn, Service Delivery Manager, Scripps Networks Inc
  • Kelly Colasante, Sr. Manager, Wireless Marketing, Comcast
  • Georgelle Cole, Manager, Program Integration, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Lindsey Comen, Sr. Director, Fashion Apparel, Nickelodeon
  • Karli Cook, Corporate Marketing Manager, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Dawn Costello, Director, Northeast Digital Ad Sales, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Connie Couvertier, Director, Business Applications, Crown Media Holdings
  • Elizabeth Crotty, Sr. Director, Product Development & Mgmt, Cox Media
  • Anne D'Eloia, Regional Sales Manager, Travel Channel & Great American coutry, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Kara DiOrio, Manager, Talent Acquisition, Comcast
  • Christie Dockman, Director II, Management Operations, ESPN
  • Kristin Dudley, Talent Marketing Manager, Comcast
  • Michelle Duello, Senior IT Projects Manager, Suddenlink Communications
  • Laura Durkheimer, Director, Product Management, Comcast Wholesale
  • Sowgandhika Dusa, Director, Data & Applications, EBI, Comcast
  • Lauren Dwyer, Director, Programs & Events, NCTA
  • Jennifer Erickson, Manager, Human Resources, Cox Communications
  • Lauren Farrelly, Sr. Manager, Custom Video Content, Bleacher Report
  • Suzanne Flood, Production Manager, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Sara Flynn, Director, Compensation & Talent Planning, Charter Communications
  • Mary Anne Fox, Director, Regional Newsgathering, CNN, Turner Broadcasting
  • Laurie Freeman, Director, Finance, Turner Sports
  • Holly Gabrielson, Director, Unscripted Programming, TBS & TNT
  • Evelyn Galarza, Sr. Manager, Public Relations, Time Warner Cable
  • Jessica Gebhardt, Sr. Manager, Xfinity Communities, Comcast
  • Christy Genenbacher, Manager, Program Management, Suddenlink
  • Brooke Gilbert, Design Director, Turner Sports, NBA Digital
  • Kayla Glasgow, Engagement Manager, Comcast
  • Lauren Goldman, Director, Communications, National Cable Television Cooperative
  • Kristen Harris, Sr. Manager, HR, Comcast
  • Jennifer Harris, Director, Movie Studio Partnerships, A+E Networks
  • Erica Heilman, Sr. Manager, Enterprise Business Intelligence, Comcast
  • Marissa Heitshusen, Director, Digital Development & Audience Strategy, Viacom
  • Elissa Henry, Managing Director, Client Solution, Time Warner Cable Media
  • Sarah Hoisington, Director, Affiliate Sales, Disney & ESPN Media Networks
  • Emily Horowitz, Sr. Director, Digital Media Programming & Acquisitions, ESPN
  • Sarah Jensen, Account Executive, Ad Sales, Crown Media Family Networks
  • Sheri Johnson, Sr. Manager, Multimedia & Presentation Design, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Christine Joy, Sr. Manager, Marketing Sciences, Comcast Cable
  • Jordan Kaplan, Director, Digital Account Services – Sports, Turner Broadcasting System
  • Megan Kew, Director, New Media Program Planning, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Zena Kim, Attorney/Manager, Rights Management, Legal & Business Affaris, A+E Networks
  • Christine Kim, Director, Product Management, ESPN
  • Candace Kirkendoll, Retail Sales Manager, Suddenlink Communications
  • Michelle Kissinger, Sr. Manager, Video Business Operations, Comcast
  • Judy Klein, Project Manager, Time Warner Cable
  • Sarah Kuban, Director, Original Programming & Development, Scripps Networks Interactive-HGTV
  • Nora Kzirian, Sr. Manager, Customer Marketing & Communications, Comcast
  • Jamie Latimore, Sr. Manager, Enterprise Business Intelligence, Comcast
  • Trinh Le, Sr. Manager, Communications, Comcast Cable
  • Sara Levine, Sr. Editor, FoodNetwork.com, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Jennifer Levy, Account Executive, Food Network & Cooking Channel
  • Erin Leyden, Senior Producer, ESPN Films
  • Kay Logan, Director, Human Resources, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Mathilde Luce, Director, Marketing & Planning, Viacom International Media Networks
  • Miriam Luciow, VP, Production & Development, Viacom International Media Networks
  • Shannon MacNeilage, Art Director, Nickelodeon
  • Mary Maldonado, Director, Human Resources, Time Warner Cable
  • Penelope Manis, Director, Global Business Programming, CNN International
  • Ashley Marshall, Director, Content Acquisition New Media, Comcast Cable
  • Olga Martinez, Manager, Sales Operations & Support, Comcast
  • Susana Martinez, Talent Director, Nickelodeon
  • Brook McArthur, Training Manager, Suddenlink Communications
  • Ann McDonald-Polk, Sr. Manager, Human Resources, Comcast Cable
  • Kathleen McGill, Sr. Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, Comcast Cable
  • Stacy McGowen, Director, Operations, Suddenlink
  • Nancy McGuire, Sr. Manager, Engineering Operations, X1 Production Support, Comcast Cable
  • Erika McNair, Manager, IT Service Delivery, Scripps Networks
  • Lynn McTeague, Director, Production, Nickelodeon
  • Stacey Mendez, Director, Technical Support Engineering, ARRIS Group, Inc.
  • Aimee Miller, Sr. Manager, Care Process Design & Implementation, Time Warner Cable
  • Beth Moneyhan, Senior Manager, Marketing, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
  • Ashley Moran, Creative Director, User Experience, Comcast
  • Mary Mothersele, Sr. Manager, Account Services, Comcast Spotlight
  • Rebekah Mueller, Sr. Product Manager, Mobile Entertainment Apps, Comcast
  • Sara Murphy, Manager, Corporate Compliance, Comcast
  • Shanthi Nathan, Project Manager, Cox Communications
  • Gabriela Nuñez, Manager, Communications, ESPN
  • Nicole Oatis, Manager, NCO Business Operations, Comcast
  • Sandra Palumbo, Director, Enterprise Marketing, Time Warner Cable Business Class
  • Michelle Pannell, Director, Alternate Sales & Customer Experience, Suddenlink Media
  • Stephanie Pansini-Nieves, Sr. Manager, Digital Sales Strategy, Comcast
  • Raquel Perez, SVP, Finance Planning, Viacom International Media Networks
  • Leslie Podrasky, Director, Multi-Platform Operations, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Victoria Polubinska, Manager, Deal Financial Strategy, Content Distribution, Viacom
  • Julie Pozel, Operations Manager, Billing Call Center, Comcast
  • Vanessa Price, Sr. Manager, Fulfillment, Comcast Cable
  • Talesia Price, Sr Manager, Consumer Marketing & Brand Strategy, BET Networks - Viacom
  • Wendy Purnell, Director, Operations, Suddenlink
  • Priya Rajagopalan, Sr. Director, Business Intelligence, Viacom
  • Tamara Ratliff, Director, Digital Marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Megan Re, Photo Director, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Katharine Reinert, Sr. Engineer, CCAD, Comcast
  • Martine Resnick, Sr. Manager, Marketing, Turner
  • Leslie Riley, Finance Manager, Comcast
  • Shetellia Riley, Director of Sales - Special Accounts, BET Networks
  • Lauren Roberti, Manager, TVE, NBCUniversal
  • Jamie Robertson, Human Resources Manager, Comcast
  • Ia Robinson, Director, Programming & Development, Food Network & Cooking Channel
  • Vicky Rocco, Sr. Director, West Coast Human Resources, Viacom Media Networks
  • Arianny Rodriguez, Director, Production, International Creative, A+E Networks
  • Calú Rodríguez, Assoc Director, Sales Marketing, ESPN Deportes
  • Jamie Roff, Director, Customer Service Strategy & Operations, Comcast
  • Niki Roger, Director, Programming Research, truTV
  • Laurie Rowlett, Director, Network Security Ops, Charter Communications
  • Rebecca Saionz, Director, TV Development, HSN
  • Jodi Scheer, Director, Programming & Development, Food Network & Cooking Channel
  • Victoria Schmidt, Engagement Manager, Comcast Assurance & Advisory Team, Comcast
  • Michelle Scotton, Director, Sales Operations, Comcast
  • Tia Seeley, Local Sales Manager, Suddenlink
  • Sarah Shapiro, Director, Advertising & Strategy, Scripps Networks - Food Network & Cooking Channel
  • Jaunice Sills, VP, Program Scheduling & Promo Strategy, REVOLT TV
  • Sandra Silverbush, Director, Ad Sales Marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Michele Slattery, Director, Sales, TDS Telecommunications Corp.
  • Jen Smeby, Sr. Program Manager, Technical Services, ARRIS
  • Karrie Smiddy, Director, Scheduling & Production Management, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Rachel Smolkin, Executive Editor, CNN Politics Digital, CNN
  • Melissa Somosky, Manager, Rights & Clearances, Legal & Business Affairs, A+E Television Networks
  • Jen Stefani, Sr. Director, Partner Marketing Solutions, NBC Universal
  • Gina Stikes, Sr. Director, Corporate Communications, BET Networks
  • Mallory Summers, Manager, Strategy, The Weather Company
  • Irene Surace, Manager, Production Scheduling Operations Manager, A+E Networks
  • Jen Taylor, Director, Digital Audience Development, A+E Networks
  • Janet Testerman, Manager, Corporate Communications, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Harriet Thomas, Billing Analyst III, Suddenlink Communications
  • Selena Thomas, Manager, Customer Care, Time Warner Cable
  • Amy Thomason, Business Operations Manager, Vendo Management, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Catherine Thompson, Director, Video Product Management, Cox Communications
  • Ellen Tomlinson, Manager, Production, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Nicole Tragesser, HR Director, Comcast Spotlight
  • Nicole Tramontano, Sr. Director, Ad Sales Research, Turner Broadcasting
  • Kate Trautmann, Manager, Multiplatform Scheduling, Viacom -  CMT
  • Kathleen Trogden, Director, Human Resources, Comcast Spotlight
  • Candice Underwood, Manager, Retail Sales, Suddenlink
  • Sapna Vyas, Manager, Scripted Series Programming & Development, A+E Networks, Lifetime Television
  • Nakesha Walker, Retail Sales Manager, Time Warner Cable
  • Stephanie Wallace, Director, Ad Sales Marketing, Food Network & Cooking Channel
  • Cassandra Watson, Deputy Editor, Revenue Operations, ESPN
  • Juliana Wayman, Sr. Director, UUI, General Communication, Inc.
  • Lisa Welter, Senior Manager, ESPN
  • Erin Wilken, Director, Central Region Digital Ad Sales, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Kerry Wilkinson, Sr. Manager, Technical Support Operations, Comcast
  • Tammie Williams, Controller, Turner Broadcasting System
  • Faye Williams, Retail Sales Manager, Suddenlink Communications
  • Alice Wong, Director, Analytics & Reporting, Enterprise Tech Ops Support, Time Warner Cable
  • Jennifer Woodruff, Director, Broadband Technical Operations, Time Warner Cable
  • Gina Woyicki, Director, HR Business Partner, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Bharti Yadav, Sr. Analyst, HR Technology, Cablevision Systems Corporation
  • Heather Zarowsky, Sr. Manager, Finance & Accounting, Comcast
  • Mildred Zdziebkowski, Director, Multicultural Services, Comcast Cable Inc.
  • Rebecca Zelo, Director, Preschool Games, Viacom/Nickelodeon
  • Julie Zied, Managing Editor, TV & Entertainment, XFINITY