'MCN' Names Women To Watch For 2015

The editors of Multichannel News have announced the 2015 class of Women To Watch who, like the Wonder Women named earlier, will be recognized at a luncheon event on March 19, 2015, at the Hilton New York.

The 12 Women To Watch appear in a celebratory ad in the upcoming edition of the magazine and you can read more about both 2015 classes in the relaunched microsite, mcnwonderwomen.com. The 2015 Wonder Women class includes four previous Women To Watch.

Here are the 2015 Women To Watch.

Theano Apostolou, EVP, Communications, Starz.

Lori Bernstein, SVP, Business and Legal Affairs, 20th Television.

Anne Cowan, SVP, Communications and Marketing, CTAM.

Rita Ferro, EVP, Disney Media Sales and Marketing.

Pam Kaufman, Consumer Products, CMO, Nickelodeon Group.

Carolina Lightcap, Head of Content, General Manager, Southern Cone, Discovery Networks Latin America/U.S. Hispanic.

Susanne McAvoy, EVP of Marketing, Creative, and Communications, Crown Media Family Networks.

Julie Nolan, Chief People Officer, Simulmedia.

D’Angela Proctor, SVP of Programming and Production, TV One.

Beatrice Springborn, Head of Originals, Hulu.

Ellen Stone, EVP of Marketing, Bravo and Oxygen Media.

Kristen Morrissey Thiede, Head of Business Development, Google Fiber.

Profiles of the 2015 Wonder Women and Women To Watch will appear in the Jan. 26 edition of Multichannel News.

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.