2019 Women to Watch Announced

Multichannel News has announced 12 media executives as 2019 Women to Watch. They will be honored as part of the 2019 Wonder Women celebratory luncheon on March 20 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

This year marks the 21st anniversary of Wonder Women and Women to Watch. Honorees, who hold leadership positions at top companies in traditional and emerging media firms, will be profiled in the Jan. 28 edition of Multichannel News. The 2019 Wonder Women were announced earlier. For more about Wonder Women and Women to Watch and the luncheon event, which is co-sponsored by the New York chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications, visit mcnwonderwomen.com.

Women to Watch for 2019 are:

Sarah Aubrey, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, TNT.

Meade Cooper, Senior Vice President, Primetime Programming, Fox News.

Nina Diaz, President, Programming and Development for MTV, VH1 and Logo Group, Viacom.

Alexandra Jewett, Executive Vice President, Programming, Debmar-Mercury.

Erin McIlvain, Executive Vice President, Content Strategy & Business Development, Crown Media Family Networks.

Pooja Midha, President, true[X].

Nicolle Pangis, President and CEO, NCC Media.

Hania Poole, Senior Vice President of NCAA Digital, General Manager of B/R Live, Turner Sports.

Erin Scanlon, Media & Entertainment Leader, Deloitte.

Lisa Torres, President, Multicultural, Publicis Media.

Lauren Wallace, Head of Business & Legal Affairs, Home + Entertainment, T-Mobile Home + Entertainment.

Jana Winograde, President of Business Operations, West Coast, Showtime Networks.

This story was updated and corrected on Dec. 7. 

Kent Gibbons

Kent has been a journalist, writer and editor at Multichannel News since 1994 and with Broadcasting+Cable since 2010. He is a good point of contact for anything editorial at the publications and for Nexttv.com. Before joining Multichannel News he had been a newspaper reporter with publications including The Washington Times, The Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Journal and North County News.