WICT Southeast Names Red-Letter Award Winners


Six women in cable programming and operations will be honored by the Southeast Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications.

The recipients of this year's Red Letter Awards are recognized for making significant contributions to WICT's mission of developing women leaders and exemplifying the Chapter's 2012 Touchstone theme, "Be a Catalyst."

Inspiration Award for Woman of the Year: Kelly Regal, executive vice president, Turner Broadcasting System, will be honored for visionary leadership and having a milestone year that contributed to the evolution of the cable telecommunications industry.

Horizon Award for Woman to Watch: Julie Harrison, vice president, human resources, Comcast, will be celebrated for her consistent record of professional success and job excellence.

Catalyst Award for Women in Technology: Joanne Woods, VP, network operations, Scripps Networks Interactive, will be recognized for her significant contributions in the industry as a woman who holds a position in technology.

The Mentor Award: Regine Zuber, senior vice president, associate general counsel, Turner Broadcasting System, will be acknowledged for championing women's issues in the workplace and developing mentoring initiatives.

Rising Star Award for Emerging Leaders: Two women will be recognized for establishing competency and success in their area of expertise and for being influential leaders within their organizations and the cable telecommunications industry. They are: Beth Jackson, director of project management & analysis, Scripps Networks Interactive, and Natasha Prewitt, manager, corporate development, The Weather Channel.

The awards will be presented on Thursday, Oct.18, at the chapter's ninth annual Red Letter Awards Gala. The awards ceremony will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta with a cocktail reception beginning at 5 p.m. and program beginning at 7 p.m.