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‘MCN’ Names Women to Watch 2016

Following the recent announcement of the 2016 class of Wonder Women, the editors of Multichannel News have announced 13 Women to Watch.

Collectively, the Wonder Women and Women to Watch will be profiled in the Jan. 25, 2016, edition of Multichannel News, and they will be saluted at a luncheon event at the Hilton New York on Thursday, March 10, 2016, that is co-sponsored by the New York chapter of Women In Cable Telecommunications.

More information -- including photos and bios of the Wonder Women, event details and a roster (and videos) of past speeches from Wonder Women luncheons – is online now at Celebrity hosts will be named soon.

Here is the 2016 roster of Women to Watch (alphabetically):

Margarita Black, Vice President, Programming, Azteca America
Mary Campbell, Executive Vice President, Commerce Platform, QVC
Nina Facini, Group Vice President, Finance, TWC News, Sports and Local Programming, Time Warner Cable
Julie Fitzgerald, Senior Director, Satellite Engineering, NCC Media
Jana Henthorn, Incoming President and CEO, The Cable Center
Alison Hoffman, Executive Vice President, Marketing, Starz
Charisse Lillie, Vice President of Community Investment, Comcast, and President, Comcast Foundation
Kate O’Brian, President, Al Jazeera America
Stephanie Plasse, Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel, A+E Networks
Kristen Roberts, Executive Vice President, Pricing, Planning and Revenue Management, Crown Media Family Networks
Kristi Salmon, Senior Director of Marketing, Business Services, Mediacom Communications
Mona Scott-Young, Founder and CEO, Monami Entertainment
Christina Spade, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Showtime Networks

They join the 2016 Class of Wonder Women

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