FCC Commissioner Clyburn to Keynote WICT Touchstones Luncheon8/09/2012 10:23 AM Eastern
Firming up its luncheon plans during its upcoming Leadership Conference, Women in Cable Telecommunications announced that FCC commissioner Mignon Clyburn will deliver a keynote address.
Clyburn will speak on Sept. 10 during the WICT Touchstones Luncheon of which We TV president and general manager Kim has been named honorary chair. The lunch is part of the WICT Leadership Conference on Sept. 10-11 as part of the cable industry's Diversity Week 2012, held from Sept. 10-14 in New York City.
We TV is the premier sponsor of the 2012 Touchstones Luncheon, which will serve as the forum for WICT to honor its 2012 Woman of the Year, Carol Hevey, executive vice president of the East Region, Time Warner Cable and two Woman to Watch honorees, Jennifer Hightower, senior vice president of law and policy for Cox Communications, and We's Jennifer Robertson, the network's senior vice president, digital media and business development.
"WICT is delighted to welcome commissioner Clyburn to our Touchstones Luncheon," said Cox vice president, content acquisition, Kathy Payne, WICT's 2012 board chair and chair of the WICT Leadership Conference, in a statement. "Commissioner Clyburn's dedication to public service alongside her commitment to diversity and inclusion are well known, and we're looking forward to her participation in this event."
Noted WICT president and CEO Brennan: "WICT is honored to name WICT Board Leader and Executive Committee Member, Kim Martin, Honorary Chair of the Touchstones Luncheon. As the president and general manager of We TV Kim serves as a testament of strong leadership for others in the cable industry to emulate. We value her demonstrated support of WICT and its mission of developing women leaders."