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Past Honorees

1/23/2010 2:00 AM Eastern


Class of 2009:




Peggy Ballard



Senior Director, Worldwide Service Provider Marketing, Cisco Systems.

Alina Falcon



Executive VP and Operating Manager, Univision

Jennifer Gaiski



Senior Vice President, Content Acquisition, Comcast

Joan Gillman



Executive Vice President and President of Media Sales, Time Warner Cable

Kate Juergens



Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Development, ABC Family

Vicki Lins



Chief Marketing Officer, Canoe Ventures

Gwen Marcus



Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Showtime Networks

Patricia McCaskill



Senior Vice President of Programming, Suddenlink Communications

Eileen O’Neill



President and General Manager, TLC

Kathy Payne



Vice President of Programming, Cox Communications

Diane Robina



President, FearNet, Comcast Programming Group

Class of 2008:




Janice Arouh



Senior Vice President, Network Distribution and Service, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel

Susan Bunda



Executive Vice President, Content and Strategy, CNN Worldwide

Jackie De Crinis



Senior Vice President of Original Scripted Series Programming, USA Network

Charlotte Field



Senior Vice President, Testing and Operations, Comcast

Rosa Gatti



Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Outreach, ESPN

Brown Johnson



Executive Vice President, Executive Creative Director, Nickelodeon Preschool, General Manager, Noggin

Amy Tykeson



President and CEO, BendBroadband

Sandy Wax



President, PBS Kids Sprout

Mary White



President, Central Division, Charter Communications

Melinda Witmer



Executive Vice President, Chief Programming Officer, Time Warner Cable

Class of 2007:




Colleen Abdoulah



President, WideOpenWest

Cathy Avgiris



Senior Vice President and General Manager, Comcast Voice Services

Debby Beece



President of Programming and Marketing, Oxygen Media

Frances Berwick



Executive Vice President of Programming and Production, Bravo Network

Nancy Dubuc



Executive Vice President and General Manager, The History Channel

Michele Ganeless



Executive Vice President and General Manager, Comedy Central

Jill Luckett



Senior Vice President of Program Network Policy, NCTA

Linda McMahon



CEO, WWE

Marilyn O’Connell



Senior Vice President of Video Solutions, Verizon

Eloise Schmitz



Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning, Charter Communications

CLASS OF 2006:




Shari Anne Brill



Vice President/Director, Programming, Carat USA

Louise Henry Bryson



President, Distribution and Affiliate Sales Development, Lifetime Entertainment Services; Executive Vice President and General Manager, Lifetime Movie Network

Christine Driessen



Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Patricia Gottesman



Executive Vice President, Product Management and Marketing, Cablevision Systems

Sue Ann Hamilton



Executive Vice President, Programming, Charter Communications

Carol Hevey



Executive Vice President, Operations, Time Warner Cable Carolinas Region

Kim Martin



Executive Vice President and General Manager, WE TV

Lori McFarling



Senior Vice President, Distribution and Marketing, Discovery Communications

Christina Norman



President, MTV

Rebecca Scilingo



Vice President, Integration and Deployment, Comcast

Suzanne Scott



Network Executive Producer, Fox News

Cathy Weeden



Vice President and General Manager, Sunshine Network

CLASS OF 2005:




Nomi Bergman



Executive Vice President, Strategy and Development, Advance/Newhouse Communications

Deborah Blackwell



Senior Vice President and General Manager, SoapNet

Stephanie Campbell



Executive Vice President, Programming, DirecTV

Lauren Corrao



Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Head of Development, Comedy Central

Jill Greenthal



Senior Managing Director, Corporate Advisory Services, The Blackstone Group

Lisa Gersh



Chief Operating Officer and Cofounder, Oxygen Media

Michele James



Chief Talent Scout and Co-Founder, James and Co.

Suzanne Keenan



Senior Vice President, Customer Service, Comcast

Stacey Lynn Koerner



Executive Vice President and Director of Global Research and Planning, Viacom

Harriet Novet



Vice President, Time Warner Cable Of New York and New Jersey

Susan Swain



Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Operating Officer, C-SPAN

Meredith Wagner



Executive Vice President, Public Affairs And Corporate Communications, Lifetime Television

Pandit Wright



Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Administration, Discovery Communications

Linda Yaccarino



Executive Vice President and General Manager, Turner Entertainment Sales and Marketing

Lauren Zalaznick



President, Bravo and Trio, NBC Universal Cable

CLASS OF 2004:




Jenny Alonzo



NAMIC President/Vice President Creative Services And Production, Lifetime Television

Bridget Baker



Senior Vice President, Cable Distribution, NBC Cable

Italia Commisso Weinand



Senior Vice President Programming, Human Resources, Mediacom Communications

Lynne Costantini



Vice President, Programming, Time Warner Cable

Lee Ann Daly



Senior Vice President, Marketing, ESPN

Kristin Dolan



Senior Vice President, Digital Product Management, Cablevision Systems

Ellen East



Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cox Communications

Betsy Frank



Executive Vice President, Research and Planning, MTV Networks

Andrea Greenberg



President, Distribution Rainbow Sports Networks

Dena Kaplan



Senior Vice President, Marketing, GSN

Lynn Picard



Executive Vice President, General Manager, Lifetime Television

Jessica Reif Cohen



First Vice President, Senior Media and Entertainment Research Analyst, Merrill Lynch

Debora Wilson



COO, The Weather Channel and The Weather Channel Interactive

CLASS OF 2003:




Amy Banse



Vice President, Programming Investments, Comcast

Mary-Ellis Bunim



Executive Producer, Cofounder, Bunim Murray Productions

Mae Douglas



Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer, Cox Communications

Danielle Gelber



Vice President, Original Programming, Showtime Networks

Dominique Telson



Vice President, Original Programming, Showtime Networks

Pamela Euler Halling



Senior Vice President, Marketing And Programming, Insight Communications

Kathy Johnson



Executive Vice President, NAMIC

Laureen Ong



President, National Geographic Channel

Ellen Schned



Senior Vice President, National Accounts and Affiliate Marketing, Court TV

Linda Simensky



Senior Vice President, Original Animation, Cartoon Network

Carolyn Strauss



Executive Vice President,

Original Programming, HBO

Susan Whiting



President and CEO, Nielsen Media Research

Cyma Zarghami



Executive Vice President and General Manager, Nickelodeon

CLASS OF 2002:




Nicole Browning



President, Affiliate Sales And Marketing, MTV Networks

Jill Campbell



Operations Vice President, Cox Communications

Sherita Caesar



Vice President and General Manager, Subscriber Network Services, Scientific Atlanta

Miranda Curtis



President, Liberty Media International

Susan Marshall



Senior Vice President, AT&T Broadband

Chris Moseley



Executive Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, Crown Media Holdings

Sheila Nevins



Executive Vice President, Original Programming, HBO

Abbe Raven



General Manager and Executive Vice President, The History Channel

Pamela Thomas-Graham



President and CEO, CNBC

Barbara York



Senior Industry Affairs Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, NCTA

CLASS OF 2001




Char Beales



President, CEO, Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Mary Pat Blake



Senior Vice President, Marketing, Charter Communications

Ann Carlsen



Founder, Chairman, Carlsen Resources

Kathleen Dore



President, Bravo Networks

Judy Girard



Senior Vice President, General Manager, Food Network

Yvette Gordon



Interactive Technologies Director, SeaChange International

Bonnie Hammer



Executive Vice President, General Manager, Sci Fi Channel

Kim Kelly



Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Insight Communications

Debra Lee



President, Chief Operating Officer, Black Entertainment Television

Ann Montgomery



Senior Vice President, Operations, Adelphia Communications

Dawn Tarnofsky-Ostroff



Executive Vice President, Entertainment, Lifetime Television

CLASS OF 2000:




Maggie Bellville



Executive Operations Vice President, Cox Communications

Carole Black



President, CEO, Lifetime Television

Christie Hefner



Chairman, CEO, Playboy Enterprises

Mindy Herman



President, CEO, In Demand LLC

Judith McHale



President, Chief Operating Officer, Discovery Communications

Rosemarie Nye



Cable Communications Vice President, Lucent Technologies

Pat Thompson



Senior Vice President, Daniels and Associates

Maggie Wilderotter



President, CEO, Wink Communications

Pam McKissick/Lucy Hood



President, Chief Operating Officer, TV Guide Networks; Senior Vice President, General Manager, Sneak Prevue

Brooke Johnson/Delia Fine



Executive Vice President, General Manager; Original Films, Drama, Performing Arts Vice President, A&E Network

CLASS OF 1999:




Jan Peters/Julie Berg/Judith Allen



President, CEO; Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer; Senior Vice President, Video, MediaOne

Betty Cohen



President, Cartoon Network

Deborah Lathen



Cable Services Bureau Chief, Federal Communications Commission

Gerry Laybourne



Chairman, Oxygen Media

Margaret Loesch



President, CEO, Odyssey Network

Kate McEnroe



President, American Movie Classics, AMC Networks

September