Brennan Named As CEO of WICT


Women in Cable Telecommunications has hired Maria Brennan, current president of American Women in Radio and Television, as president and CEO, succeeding former WICT chief Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, who accepted a role with USA Track and Field in June.

Brennan, who joins WICT on Oct. 19, has served as AWRT’s chief executive since 2002. She is credited with the growth and success of AWRT’s “Gracie Awards,” the Women’s Media Forum and numerous other public-service campaigns.

“[Maria] has a tremendous reputation for vision, business acumen and passion for women’s issues,” said Ellen East, the chair of WICT’s board of directors and executive vice president and chief communications officer at Time Warner Cable, in a release.