​​Listed below are the 2017 WICT Rising Leaders. Want to know more about them? Click here to view their biographies.​

 

  • Henna Adams, Director, FR&A, Comcast Cable
  • Nima Ahmed, Director, Programming, CNN
  • Stephanie Allen-Wang, Sr. Intellectual Property Counsel, Cox Communications
  • Stephanie Altman, Director, Human Resources, Turner
  • Nicole Ambrifi, Account Executive, Food Network, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Paula Aranda, Director, Unscripted Series Production & Development, Vh1
  • Shelley Askew, Director, Software Development & Engineering, Comcast Corporation
  • Sarah Atkinson, Manager, Business & Legal Affairs, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Lysette Aviles, Director, External Relations & Vendor Management, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Lauren Baynes, VP, Content Distribution Marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Jo Becker, Director, Sales Effectiveness, Comcast Business - West Division
  • Cynthia Beninati, Account Executive, Food Network & Cooking Channel
  • Peggy Birkett, Regional Sales Director, Digital Ad Sales, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Theresa Black, Director, Publicity, A+E Networks / Lifetime
  • Elizabeth Boylan, Director, Sales Revenue Management  & Client Services, ESPN
  • Rebecca Brown, Director, Community Investments, Comcast
  • Brooke Bryant, Manager, Music Services, A+E Networks
  • Nancy Bueltmann, Sr. Director, Finance, Charter Communications
  • Jacqueline Burgos, Director, Strategy & Business Development, Viacom
  • Sarah Burnett, Director, Investor Relations, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Kristen Burns, Executive Producer, Development & Programming, HISTORY, A+E Networks
  • April Buschur, Account Executive, Ad Sales, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Melanie Byrd, Production Manager, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Darlene Cah, Web Content Specialist II, INSP, LLC
  • Jacci Carey, Creative Lead, Midco
  • Alyssa Carlee, Sr. Producer, truTV, Turner
  • Shani Carter, Sr. Marketing Manager, EPIX
  • Jenai Cato, Sr. Manager, Content Distribution & Business Development, Viacom Media Networks
  • Amy Chumley, Director, Digital Ad Sales Marketing Activation, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Christina Claudio, Director, Strategic Development, Comcast
  • Alexandra Colby, Account Executive, Turner
  • Katie Collins, Sr. Director, Product Management, Charter Communications
  • Samantha Corenzwit, Director, Digital Revenue Management, A+E Television Networks
  • Kelly Crifasi, Sr. Manager, Direct Marketing, Comcast
  • Christine Cunningham, Sr. Manager, Human Resources, Comcast
  • Mariana D'Andrea, Senior Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs, Viacom International Media Networks
  • Tanya Daves, Sr. Director, Information Systems, Comcast
  • Alyson DeMarino, Director, Client Solutions, UP TV
  • Lynsey Dempsey, Director, Reporting & Analysis, Comcast Cable
  • Jennifer DeVault, Supervising Producer, CMT
  • Samantha DiPippo, VP, Development, Crown Media Family Networks
  • Jacqueline Dobies, Director, Revenue Management & Client Services, ESPN
  • Kathryn Doebler, Sr. Manager, Business Analysis, FreeWheel Media Inc.
  • Melissa Donath, Account Executive, HGTV & DIY Network
  • Katie Duncan, Manager, Customer Service, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Molly Ebinger, Supervising Producer, Non-Fiction & Alternative Programming, A&E Networks
  • Melissa Eckert, Sales Director, World Wide Technology
  • KC Edwards, Sr. Manager, Digital Licensing, A+E Networks
  • April Fernandes, Sr. Manager, Business Operations, Product & Platform Services, Comcast
  • Alexa Finkelstein, Manager, Creative Development Research, Viacom
  • Nicole Fisher, Director, Operations, CNN / Turner Broadcasting
  • Heather Flitcraft, Sr. Manager, Xfinity Home Porfolio Management, Comcast
  • Nicole Forlani, Sr. Manager, Product Design & Delivery, Comcast
  • Kristen Gennaro, Sr. Manager, Finance & Business Ops, Wireless, Comcast Cable
  • Brooke Gilbert, Sr. Design Director, NBA Digital, Turner Sports
  • Kimberly Gleason, Director, Spectrum Reach Preferred, Spectrum Reach
  • Tamera Glover, Sr. Director, Production, Turner
  • Julissa Gonzalez, Manager, Legal Response Center, Comcast
  • Renita Griskel, Director, Emerging Media Content, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Margot Guy, Director, Internal Audit, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Hilary Guy, Coordinating Producer, ESPN
  • Nicole Harris, Manager, Sales Tactics, Cox Communications
  • Mareesa Henderson, Sr. Manager, Human Resources, Comcast Corporation
  • Lucy Henry, Manager, International Communications, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Jessica Hermanowski, Director, Distribution Business Development, A+E Networks
  • Mary Hermes, Director, Sales, Charter Spectrum Reach
  • Diana Hicks, Director, Integrated Marketing Communications, Comcast
  • Erin Higgins, Creative Director, Brand Creative, Scripps Networks-Travel Channel
  • Tonya Hinderer, Director, Finance, ARRIS
  • Christine Hoffman, Manager, Promotional Analysis & Revenue Strategy, Comcast
  • Jill Holtsinger, Director, Digital Media Analytics, A+E Networks
  • Carolyn Hong, Coordinating Producer, ESPN
  • S. Bree Hunter, Manager, TV Commercial Operations, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Eileen Hwang, Sr. Manager, Strategic Development, Comcast
  • Morgan Jessup, Local Sales Manager, Spectrum Reach
  • Emily Jewell, Sr. Relationship Manager, Comcast Platform Services
  • Ashley Jimenez, Regional Sales Manager, Indirect Retail, Comcast
  • Kristin Keith, Manager, Planning & Design, Comcast
  • Heather Khan, Sr. Manager, E911 Data Ops, Comcast
  • Akhila Khanna, Director, International Digital Media & Business Development, A+E Networks
  • Becky Knecht, Director, Ad Sales Marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive - Travel Channel & GAC
  • Nileen Knoke, Manager, HR, Cox Communications
  • Katie Krentz, Senior Director, Original Series, Cartoon Network
  • Cindy Kuntz, Division Marketing Director - West Division, Cable One
  • Nicole Kurowski, Executive Assistant, Cable One, Inc.
  • Soju Kurup, Sr. Manager, Deployment & Integration, Comcast Corporation
  • Kimberly Lando, Account Executive, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Jessica Lane Alexander, Director, Digital Marketing, TV One
  • Bianca Lankford, Cloud Architect, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Jennifer Laumeister, Manager, Front End Development & QA, Comcast Cable Corporation
  • Beth Lawrence, Director, Media Center, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Robin Levine, National Sales Director, Digital Sales, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Desere Lewis, Sr. Manager, Turner Studios, Creative Services - Edit, Turner Broadcasting
  • Dina Lind, Sr. Financial Account Manager, NBCUniversal
  • Vanessa Lindsey, Director, Production Management, NBA TV
  • Anne Loescher, Sr. Director, Strategy & Planning, Creative Services, Bounce TV/Katz Broadcasting
  • Michelene Loomer, Senior Director, Business Development, Bleacher Report
  • Carolina Loris, Programming Manager, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Allison Loucks, Associate Director, Stats & Information, ESPN
  • Amber Macho, TV Everywhere Project Manager, Comcast
  • Marisa Mackintosh, Director, Content Partnerships, Video Entertainment Services, Comcast Cable
  • Judy March, Manager, Technology Deployment & Adoption, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Kathy Marsicovetere, Director, On Air Talent Development, HSN
  • Gerrie Martinez, Account Manager, Cisco Systems
  • Karin McCoubrey, Director, Finance, ARRIS Group Inc.
  • Devon McGowan, Manager, Marketing, ESPN
  • Melissa Meek, Senior Transmission Systems Technician, ESPN
  • Sarju Mehta, Manager, Xfinity Home, Comcast
  • Melissa Merriman, Account Executive, Cisco
  • Jennifer Mesnick, Director, Pricing & Planning, HGTV / DIY Networks
  • Traci Michael, Sr. Director, BI & Analytics, Spectrum Reach
  • Elise Mischner, Manager, Ad Sales Marketing, Crown Media Family Networks
  • Veronica Molina, Executive Director, News Standards & Practices, CNN Worldwide
  • Silvia Moreno Puentes, Manager, Software Engineering, Comcast
  • Kayla Moriarty, Manager, Multi-Platform Marketing, Comedy Central
  • Shelly Morris, Director, Market & Retail Analytics, Nickelodeon Consumer Products
  • Tami Nelson, Director, Project Portfolio Management, A&E Television Networks
  • Laurie Nicholson, Division Director, Operations - Central Division, Cable One
  • Imelda Nino, Regional HR Manager, Comcast
  • Sara Nizzardo, Manager, Quality Assurance, ESPN
  • Esther Northrup, Sr. Director, State Regulatory Affairs, Cox Communications
  • Kathy Oakes, Operations Manager, Cox Business
  • Kerry O'Brien, Sr. Director, Product Analytics & Implementation, Viacom International Media Networks
  • Kimberli O'Meara, Director, Affiliate Marketing, INSP
  • Ivette Pagan, Director, Human Resources, ARRIS
  • Kara Patterson, Engagement Principal, Assurance & Advisory Team, Comcast Corporation
  • Patricia Perez, Account Executive, Western Region, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Julianne Phares, Manager, External Affairs, Comcast
  • Jennifer Phillips, Manager, Programming, Crown Media Family Networks
  • Joni Pierce, Director, Business & Sales Operation, Comcast Business
  • Camethia Poole, Manager, Project Management, Comcast Business Services
  • Jennifer Porterfield, Coordinator, Closed Captioning, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Leigh Powell-Heika, Manager, Media Strategies, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Sara Pratley, Sr. Director, Coverage, CNN National News
  • Jennifer Principi, Sr. Manager, Customer Experience Communications, Comcast
  • Amanda Pryce, Director, Brand Research, A+E Networks
  • Charlene Ray, Office Services Manager, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Holly Reid, Sr. Manager, Financial Analysis, Turner
  • Alyssa Reiff, Sr. Manager, Customer Insights, Comcast
  • Terri Rice, Sr. Manager, Marketing, Cox Business
  • Marta Rodríguez, Sr. Manager, Nickelodeon International Content, Viacom
  • Lucie Rowe, Manager, New Media Distribution, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Sangeeta Roy, Head of Technical Operations, iconectiv
  • Tonya Ruby, Director, Sales, Cox Communications
  • Inna Rudsky, Sr. Manager, Strategy & Business Development, Comcast / NBCUniversal
  • Allison Runge, Sr. Counsel & Director, Business & Legal Affairs, INSP, LLC
  • Stephanie Rupertus, Director, Marketing, Comcast
  • Stephanie Ruys, Sr. Manager, Human Resources, Comcast
  • Kiran Sachdeva, Sr. Manager, Product Development & Strategy, NBCUniversal, Inc.
  • Brooke Schasteen-Smith, Manager, Content Distribution & Marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Kellie Schull, Engagement Manager, Assurance & Advisory Team, Comcast Corporation
  • Amy Schuster, Director, Consumer Marketing, truTV / Turner
  • Sara Schwankl, Manager, Product Engineering - Process & Program Management, Comcast
  • Aruna Sharma, Senior Counsel, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
  • Julia Shea, Sr. Manager, Marketing Strategy & Planning, Comcast
  • Deborah Shea, Director, Distribution Technology Operations, Turner
  • Elizabeth Simon, Director, Ethics & Compliance, Cox Communications, Inc.
  • Rachel Smolkin, Executive Editor, CNN Politics, CNN
  • Kristina Stafford, Director, Public Relations, UP TV
  • Mennelle Straight McCahill, Director, Producation & Operations, Creative Services, HGTV, DIY & GAC Networks
  • Carrie Struble, Director, Engineering & Operations, Comcast
  • Phoebe Summersquash, Sr. Broadband Manager, A+E Networks
  • Charlita Tate, Director, Customer Care, Comcast Business - Central Division
  • Rebecca Tatlock, Sr. Director, International Toy Licensing & Retail Stores, Viacom International
  • Tammy Theriault, Manager, Comm Center Workforce Management, Cox Communications
  • Regan Toews, Director, Programming & Development, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Sarah Tortoreti, Director, Marketing & Brand Strategy, Nickelodeon
  • Eylen Vargas, Sr. Manager, Product Sales Support & Analysis, Comcast
  • Kristi Vogel, Sr. Manager, Turner Studios Business Operations, Turner
  • Tess Waldburger, Manager, Intl. Marketing & Creative Services, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Shabana Walker, Sr. Manager, Customer Care, Comcast
  • Ying Wang, Director, Advisory Services, FreeWheel
  • Veronica Warren, Manager, Business Process Design, Comcast
  • Sara Weinbrom, Director, Ad Sales Marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive - Food Network & Cooking Channel
  • Michele Westman, Director, Billing Operations, Comcast
  • Kendel White, Director, Publicity, Turner Classic Movies & FilmStruck, Turner Broadcasting
  • Akella Wicker, Director, Human Resources, Charter Communications
  • Jessica Wolf, Sr. Director, Production - Creaive Services, EPIX
  • Mary Beth Workman, Sr Director, Program Mgmt, Cox Communications, Inc.
  • Amber Zimmerman, Senior Accountant, Scripps Networks Interactive