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Past Honorees

1/24/2009 2:00 AM Eastern

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
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 Co-Founder, 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, Co-founder, 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, The 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
Judy McGrath
President, MTV Networks
Susan Packard
Chief Operating Officer, Home & Garden Television
Fran Shea
Acting President, E! Networks
Anne Sweeney
President, Disney, ABC Cable Networks

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