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Celebrating Cable’s Influential Women

The editors of Multichannel News are proud to profile the 2016 class of Wonder Women, the 18th such class of accomplished and influential women from cable and its related industries to be honored by the magazine.

The vision, commitment and leadership shown by these executives have fostered the success of their companies while driving overall industry growth and innovation.

The 2016 Wonder Women are: Patricia Betron, ESPN; Nicole Buie, Cox Media; Megan Clarken, Nielsen; Karen Grinthal, Scripps Networks Interactive; Cindi Hook, Comcast; Holly Jacobs, Sony Pictures Television; Pam Kaufman, Nickelodeon; Arlene Manos, AMC Networks; Stephanie McMahon, WWE; Jill Ratner, Fox Group; Michelle Rice, TV One; Savalle Sims, Discovery Communications; Ellen Stone, Oxygen and Bravo Media.

Multichannel News is also recognizing 13 Women to Watch, whose ongoing contributions are emblematic of the vital roles they’re likely to play in the industry’s future.

This year’s Wonder Women class will be lauded March 10 at a gala luncheon at the New York Hilton, co-hosted by the New York chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications. For much more on the event and on this year’s honorees, visit