2013 ACC FORUM/BEACON AWARDS

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2013 ACC FORUM/BEACON AWARDS

Rosa M. Gatti, retired ESPN SVP, communications counsel and corporate outreach, presents the Golden Beacon Award to Toby Graff, SVP, public affairs, USA Network.

Toby Graff, SVP of public affairs at USA Network, accepts the 2013 Golden Beacon for USA's "Characters Unite" campaign.

Taking a break during the ACC Forum (l. to r.): Tom Larsen, Mediacom; Kristie Chong, ESPN; Alexandra Swanson, Mediacom; and Kimberly Maki, Bright House Networks.

Co-chairs Chris LaPlaca of ESPN (l.) and Leigh Woisard of Cox Communications address attendees of the Association of Cable Communicators Forum in Washington, D.C.

On the ACC Forum panel “Executives on Call: The Key Communicators” (l. to r.): Monica Talan, Univision; D’Arcy Rudnay, Comcast; Susan Leepson, Time Warner Cable; and Misty Skedgell, Turner.

Steve Jones (l.), executive director, ACC, and LaDawn Fuhr, regional manager, community and government relations, Suddenlink, at the Beacon Awards.

A+E Networks' Mead Rust (l.), senior manager, corporate outreach; Libby O'Connell, SVP, corporate outreach and chief historian; Kim Gilmore, historian and director, corporate outreach; and Kirsten Brooks, manager, corporate outreach.

Loren Hynes (l.), director of public affairs, and Toby Graff, senior VP, public affairs, USA Networks.

The Weather Co.'s Maureen Marshall (l.), communications director, and David Blumenthal, senior director, corporate communications.

From l.: Peter Kiley, VP, affiliate relations, C-SPAN Networks; Kimberly Maki, Bright House Networks; and C-SPAN's Rachel Katz, marketing specialist; and Heath Neiderer, marketing manager

ESPN's Rosa Gatti (l.), retired SVP communications counsel and corporate outreach; Kristie Chong, senior publicist, digital media; Katina Arnold, VP, communications; and Chris LaPlaca, SVP, corporate communications.

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