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Cable Center Names New Hall of Famers

The Denver-based non-profit Cable Center has named the 2007 class for its Hall of Fame.

The new inductees will be Glenn Britt, Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable; Jim Chiddix, former CEOof  OpenTV and former CTO, Time Warner Cable; Doug Dittrick, President and CEO, Douglas Communications; Anne Sweeney, Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks, and President, Disney-ABC Television Group; Bob Wright, outgoing Chairman, NBC Universal and Vice Chairman and Executive Officer, General Electric, and Barbara York, Senior VP, National Cable & Telecommunications Association.

They will be feted at the center's Cable Days celebration Oct. 10-11 in Denver.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.