​​Listed below are the 2018 WICT Rising Leaders. Want to know more about them? Click here to view their biographies. 
  • Tiesha Ali, Director, New Product Development & User Content, Comcast Business
  • Sarah Amato, Project Manager, ESPN
  • Adena Andrews, Sr. Manager, Bleacher Report
  • Katie Back, VP, Enterprise Sales & Global Commercial Development, FreeWheel
  • Kizzy Bailey Martin, Manager, Employee Communications, Comcast
  • Alexandra Ballas, Director, Internal Communications, Comcast
  • Faye Barbour, Assistant General Counsel, Turner Broadcasting
  • Farnaza Batliwalla, Manager, Software Dev & Engineering, Comcast Cable
  • Mia Beasley-Bonds, Sr. Manager, Program Management, Comcast
  • Karla Berberich, Manager, Acquisitions, Lifetime & LMN, A+E Networks
  • Laura Bernard, Director, Program Integration, Food Network
  • Ashley Blenman, Manager, Paid Media, A+E Networks
  • Michelle Board, Manager, Field Operations - Alief, Comcast Cable
  • Marina Bordin Jauregui, Director, Financial Planning & Analysis for Latin American & the Caribbean, Discovery, Inc.
  • Emma Brown, Manager, Mobile Technical Support, Xfinity Mobile, Comcast
  • Sarah Buck, Manager, Public Affairs, Cox Communications
  • Thuy Burchette, Manager, Marketing Activation, Turner Content Distribution
  • Kandice Cahill, Director, Market Development Operations, Comcast Business
  • Cori Carbonneau, Director, Sales Compensation & Compliance Reporting, Comcast
  • Katie Carrigan, Sr. Director, Corporate Finance, GCI Liberty, Inc.
  • Kim Chamberlain, Sr. Director, Business Operations, Freewheel
  • Margot Chapin, Sr. Manager, Digital Partnerships, A+E Networks
  • Ashley Codianni, Executive Producer, Social & Emerging Media, CNN
  • Shinese Collins, Sr. Marketing Manager, Cox Communications
  • Tara Condon, Director, Product Marketing, iconectiv
  • Lauren Crumpecker, Director, Digital Content Marketing, Discovery, Inc.
  • Cathy Davis, Director, Business Project Management, Comcast
  • Krista Davis, Sr. Project Manager, Talent Acquisition, Charter Communications
  • Marlene Dela Rosa, Director, Delivery Management, Comcast Technology Solutions
  • Natalie Dennen, Director, Customer Reporting & Analytics, Comcast
  • Amanda Detweiler, Director, Financial Applications, Comcast
  • Kirby Dixon, Manager, Publicity, A+E Networks
  • Juliette Dobson, Sr. Counsel, Comcast
  • Melissa Donath, Manager, Account Executive, HGTV & DIY Network
  • Shaunte Durham, Manager, Video Data Strategy & Analysis, Comcast
  • Blair Dver, Manager, Client Solutions & Integrated Marketing, AMC
  • Celia Engman, Director, Billing Governance, Comcast
  • Lisa Estrin, Director, User Experience, NBA Digital - Turner Sports
  • Patty Everett, Media Director, Turner
  • Lara Falusi, Sr. Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Comcast Corporation
  • Lisa Farmer, Sr. Product Development Manager, Internet Services, Cox 
  • Meghan Feaman, Sr. Manager, Ad Sales Marketing, A+E Networks
  • Christina Ferri, Sr. Director, Finance, Comcast
  • Kristin Filipovits, Director, Marketing Communications, Comcast
  • Lindsay Fitz, VP, Talent Partnerships & Strategy, A+E Networks
  • Joanna Fogt-Sohn, Creative Director, Cartoon Network
  • Anna Geddes, Director, Original Programming & Development, Discovery, Inc.
  • Sneha Ghule, Manager, Service Delivery, Discovery, Inc. 
  • Leslie Gilchrist, Director, Technology NOC West, Cox 
  • Michelle Glennon, Digital Distribution Manager, A+E Networks
  • Kelly Gorman, Manager, Human Resources Cable One
  • Stacy Graham, VP, Digital Operations & Audience Development, Viacom International Inc.- BET Networks
  • Penny Grandon, Sr. Manager, Network Facilities MTC Operations SWR, Cox 
  • Katelyn Gray, Manager, Digital Encoding A+E Television Networks
  • Sandy Green, Director, Business & Legal Affairs, Discovery Inc.
  • Vanilynne Gulla, Sr. Manager, Consumer Science, A+E Networks
  • Kristina Gustafson, Director, IT, Charter Communications
  • Missy Halko, Sr. Product Manager, Comcast Xfinity Mobile
  • Sheila M. Harbrige, Sr. Director, Human Resources, GCI
  • Melissa Harmston, Sr. Manager, Digital Sales & Strategy, Spectrum Reach
  • Ingrid A. Harris, Director, Business Operations, Comcast Spotlight
  • Michelle Harste, Sr. Manger, Billing System, Comcast
  • Rina Hayashi, Sr. Product Manager, Comcast Cable
  • Angie Heath, Sr. Manager, Sales Operations, Turner 
  • Rachelle Hill, Manager, Digital Marketing, Comcast
  • Lisa Hoppes, Assoc. Creative Director, Comcast
  • Emily Houghton, Manager, Distribution Strategy, Viacom Media Networks
  • Nanci Hyburg, Director, Production Operations, ESPN
  • Lori Ingram, Specialist, Digital Distribution Marketing, Discovery, Inc.
  • Diahna James, Sr. Manager, Xfinity Internet & Voice Product Management, Comcast
  • Debra Jensen, VP, Tax & Treasury, INSP
  • Janine Johnson, Director, BSR Project Management Office, Comcast
  • Syetta Jones, Sr. Manager, Subscription Analytics, FilmStruck & TCM, Turner
  • Jessica Jordan, Manager, Affiliate Marketing, REVOLT Media & TV
  • Jennifer Judge, Director, Product Management, Comcast
  • Iris Jun, Counsel, A+E Networks
  • Dawn Kemp, Account Executive, Discovery, Inc
  • Marcy Kettler-Thibault, National Account Executive, Discovery, Inc.
  • Kimberly King, Director, Ad Sales Marketing, Discovery, Inc.
  • Amy Klein, Principal Counsel, ESPN, Inc.
  • Valerie Koh, Sr. Category Manager, ARRIS 
  • Alyssa Krauser, Manager - Accounting Projects, Comcast
  • Sandra Krebelj, Sr. Director, Ad Sales Administration & Finance, A+E Networks
  • Liza Rodriguez Krontilik, Director, Ad Sales Marketing HGTV & DIY Network, Discovery, Inc.
  • Jennifer Kuhn, Manager, Human Resources, Comcast
  • Stacey Lager, Director, Business & Legal Affairs - Digital Content Development, Discovery, Inc.
  • Madeline Langlieb, Manager, Programming & Development, Food Network, Cooking Channel, & Travel Channel, Discovery, Inc.
  • Amanda Lanham, Director, Local Government Affairs & Franchising, Charter Communications
  • Beth Lawrence, Director, Media Center, Discovery, Inc.
  • Blair Ligelis, Sr. Manager, Distribution & Business Development, Viacom Media Networks
  • Vanda Lill, Sr. Manager, Program Planning & Scheduling, CMT
  • Jennifer Lim, Purchasing Manager, Charter Communications
  • Rachel Makofsky, Content Distribution, Discovery, Inc.
  • Ann Maney, Sr. Director, Talent & Casting, Nickelodeon
  • Michelle Maselli, Director, Broadcast Engineering & Systems Technology, CNN
  • Tendai Mashingaidze, Sr. Director, Accounting & Finance, Aspire Channel
  • Karen Mathis, Acquisitions Production Manager, INSP Networks
  • Kaitlyn McCauley, Manager, Integrated Marketing Communications, Comcast
  • Kris McClure, Sr. Manager, Campaign Management, Comcast Spotlight
  • Andrea McCoy, Manager, Service Delivery, Cloud & Infrastructure Services, Discovery, Inc.
  • Carolyn McDaniel, Director, Employee Communications, Comcast
  • Rebecca Miller, Sr. Director, Ad Sales Strategic Insights, A+E Networks
  • Jennifer Monson, Account Executive, Discovery, Inc.
  • Ali Moore, Director, Multi-Platform Program Planning, Discovery, Inc.
  • Kelly Morrissey, Assoc Dir. Facilties & Security Operations, ESPN, Inc.
  • Danielle Mullahy, Account Executive, Discovery, Inc.
  • Pam Nanavaty, Sr. Manager, Business Operations, Comcast
  • Ilka Nevarez-Jaquez, Director, Compensation & Benefits, Finance & Accounting, A+E Networks 
  • Lauren Nix, Sr. HR Manager, Comcast
  • Salimah Nooruddin, Sr. Manager, Strategic Development, Comcast
  • Rebecca O'Neil, Manager, International Programming, A+E Networks
  • Kim Oxendine, Sr. Manager, IT Security & Compliance, Charter
  • Aisling Palmer, Director, CNN Brand & & Multiplatform Research, Turner 
  • Nirali Patel, Director, Change Acceleration, Comcast Spotlight
  • Julie Penhallegon, Manager, Corporate Outreach, A+E Networks
  • Lindsey Peresich, Manager - Audit & Consulting Services, Discovery, inc.
  • Kirstyn Peterson, Manager, Client Solutions & Integrated Marketing, AMC Networks
  • Cara Petonic, Director, Comcast Corporation
  • Marnie Pflueger, Executive Director, Software Dev/Quality Assurance, Comcast
  • Jessica Phillips, Sr. Manager, Strategic Development, loT, Comcast
  • Melissa Piano, Sr. Manager, Client Relations, Viacom Media Networks
  • Patricia Pidgeon, Director, Product Marketing, Spectrum Reach
  • Maria Pineda-Rojas, Manager, Research, Crown Media Family Networks
  • Glenda E. Pinto-Calderon, Director, Technical Operations, West Palm Beach, Comcast
  • Kathryn Podobinski, Director, YouTube Strategy & Development, Nickelodeon
  • Elaine Powell, Sr. Manager, Human Resources, Comcast Business
  • Sara Pratley, VP, National News, CNN National News
  • Raj Rani, Director, Network Operations - APO, Charter Communications
  • Kelly Reed, Director, Sales, Spectrum Reach
  • Molly Rickert, Manager, Communications Operations Division, Comcast
  • Suzanne V. Robinson, Director, Retail Experience & Operations, Comcast - Headquarters
  • Jamie Rodriguez-Wise, Manager, Partner Services A+E Networks
  • Pamela Rose, Sr. Manager, Outbound Sales, Comcast
  • Wendy Rosen, Sr. Manager, Cox Communications
  • Jennifer Rosenau, Manager, Engagement, Comcast Corporation
  • Angela Saldivar, Director, Digital Customer Service & Advocacy, Nickelodeon
  • Lynette Schroder, Director, Technical Care Center, Cable One
  • Jessica Seitz, Director, Program Management, Comcast
  • Samantha Seymour, Director, Application Services & Maintenance, Altice USA
  • Elana Shapochnikov, VP, Law-Policy Counsel, Charter Communications
  • Floriana Sheykina, Account Executive, Discovery, Inc. 
  • Blair Shiffman, Director, Content Partnerships, Turner
  • Sarah Siner, Director, Human Resources, A+E Networks
  • Ashley Smith, Manager, Marketing-Heartland Region, Comcast
  • Jamelia Smith, Sr. Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, Cox 
  • Shari Smith, Sr. Manager - Operations Compliance, Comcast Corporation
  • Simone Smith, Supervising Producer, Nickelodeon International
  • Katie Sorrels, Manager, Distribution Marketing, Starz
  • Dalia Spingarn, Director, Programming & Product Development, NBCUniversal
  • Josette Sprott, Director, Human Resources, Turner Services Inc.
  • Natalie Stanford, Director, Legal & Business Affairs, Format Sales, A+E Networks
  • Jessica Stapleton, Director, Retail, Indirect, Comcast
  • Shereen Stark, Manager, Regional Sales, Cable ONE
  • Nicole Stopp, Principal Architect II, Comcast
  • Sarah Stroback, Director, Product Management, Comcast
  • Linda Strom, Director, Sales, Comcast Ad Platform, Comcast
  • Carrie Struble, Director, Engineering & Operations, Comcast
  • Louise Bright Suggs, IT Support Manager, INSP
  • Chloe Summers, Client Principal, Stride
  • Stephanie Thames, Sr. Director, Programming, Turner Classic Movies, Turner 
  • Asha Thoyakat, Director, Engineering, Systems Integration Testing, Charter Communications
  • Becky Trask, Manager, Customer Service, Cable ONE
  • Lauren Trocano, Director, Employee Communications, Comcast
  • Kimberlee Fisher Turner, Director, Information Technology, Charter
  • Josephine Valenti Nicco, Director, XFINITY Home Business, Comcast
  • Alana Visco, VP, Retail Development, Nickelodeon
  • Elena Voonasis, Sr. Manager, FP&A, NBCUniversal
  • Sara Jo Walker, Director, Public Relations, Comcast
  • Corinne Walker, Director, Enterprise Customer Care, Comcast
  • Sara Walkingstick, Director, Finance & Business Operations, Charter Communications
  • Rachael Wall, Manager, Public Affairs, CMT
  • Rosemary Walsh, Sr. Manager, Sales Tool & Product Deployment, Comcast Cable
  • Kathleen E. Walsh, Director, Content Partnerships, Viacom
  • Fei Wan, Principal II Engineer, Comcast
  • Kristina Wedeven, Director, Marketing, Comcast
  • Christina Weil, Manager, Marketing Communications, Comcast
  • Samantha Weisz, Director, Hispanic Next Gen Strategy, Comcast
  • Terri Youngs, Director, Human Resources, Comcast Cable
  • Ruth Zinder, Director, Online Analytics & User Experience, Comcast - Headquarters