Touchstones Luncheon



Monday, October 10, 2022 | New York Marriott Marquis | New York, NY

The WICT Network is thrilled to welcome you back in person as we kick-off Diversity Week in New York, October 10 – 11! Join us for the Touchstones Luncheon where we will convene powerhouse speakers and honor the superlative achievements of the industry’s most influential women. Don’t miss this chance for your company to reach leaders throughout the industry and at the same time celebrate the value women bring to The WICT Network and the industry at large.

Held inside of our multi-day Leadership Conference, the Touchstones Luncheon showcases the value of diversity and recognizes women who are paving the way for tomorrow’s generation of leaders.

Opening Remarks

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, the first woman ever confirmed to the role, will address attendees at the Touchstones Luncheon. With two decades of experience in the policy and public service sectors, the Chairwoman is a seasoned communications professional and tireless advocate for equality. Her opening remarks will set the stage as we celebrate the many accomplishments of women leaders in media, entertainment and technology.

You can read Chairwoman Rosenworcel’s full bio on the Federal Communications Commission website.


Among the honors to be presented are the 2022 Woman of the Year and Woman to Watch awards, our highest individual accolades.

The WICT Network will honor:

  • Colleen Langner, Executive Vice President & Chief Operations Officer at Cox Communications, with its “Woman of the Year – Operator” award
  • Wonya Lucas, President & CEO of Hallmark Media, with its “Woman of the Year – Programmer” award
  • Shannon Atkinson, Regional Vice President, Field Operations – West Division, Charter Communications, with its “Woman to Watch – Operator” award
  • Lisa Williams-Fauntroy, Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Warner Bros. Discovery, with its “Woman to Watch – Programmer” award
  • Urvi Shah, Vice President, Global Key Account Marketing, CommScope, with its “Woman to Watch – Technology” award

Honorees will be presented their awards during the Touchstones Luncheon.


The Touchstones Luncheon boasts a sold-out crowd of more than 1,100 professionals, and we are thrilled to welcome everyone back in-person. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this special event.

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  • AMC Networks (Champion Sponsor)
  • A+E Networks
  • Accenture
  • Altice USA
  • AWS
  • Charter Communications
  • Comcast NBCUniversal
  • CommScope
  • Cox Communications
  • Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
  • Hallmark Media
  • Midco
  • NCTA – The Internet & Television Association
  • Paramount
  • Speakeasy, Inc.
  • Starz
  • TV One
  • Warner Bros. Discovery

The WICT Network Gratefully Acknowledges the
Champion Sponsor of the 2022 Touchstones Luncheon