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'MCN' Names 2016 Class of Wonder Women

The editors of Multichannel News have announced the 2016 class of Wonder Women.

The 13 women, who will appear in a congratulatory announcement in the upcoming edition of Multichannel News, comprise the 18th class of cable, telecommunications and related entertainment and technology executives to be so honored. Their profiles will appear in the Jan. 25, 2016, edition of the magazine, and they will be saluted at a luncheon event at the Hilton New York on Thursday, March 10, 2016. The event, as always, is co-sponsored by the New York chapter of Women In Cable Telecommunications.

More information -- including photos and bios of the honorees, event details, a roster of past Wonder Women and videos from the 2015 luncheon -- are available now at Keep that site bookmarked for future news, including celebrity hosts and an upcoming separate class of Women to Watch. 

Here is the 2016 class of Wonder Women (in alphabetical order).

Patricia Betron, Senior Vice President, Multimedia Sales, ESPN.
Nicole Buie, Vice President, Marketing, Cox Media.
Megan Clarken, Executive Vice President, Global Product Leadership, Nielsen.
Karen Grinthal, Senior Vice President, National Ad Sales, Scripps Networks Interactive.
Cynthia Hook, Senior Vice President, General Auditor and Global Risk Officer, Comcast.
Holly Jacobs, Executive Vice President, U.S. Reality And Syndicated Programming, Sony Pictures Television.
Pam Kaufman, Chief Marketing Officer and President, Consumer Products, Nickelodeon Group.
Arlene Manos, President, National Advertising Sales, AMC Networks.
Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE.
Jill Ratner, Senior Vice President, Litigation, Fox Group.
Michelle Rice, Executive Vice President, Content Distribution and Marketing, TV One.
Savalle Sims, Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Discovery Communications.
Ellen Stone, Executive Vice President, Marketing, Bravo and Oxygen Media.

This article was revised to correct Michelle Rice's title at TV One.

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