'We're Making Broadband Happen' will be the central theme of the National
Cable Television Association's 50th annual convention in Chicago June
10 through 13.
'NCTA attendees will get a first-hand look at the latest advances in digital
technology,' said Jerry Kent, president of Charter Communications Inc. and
National Show chairman.
The show will kick off with a plenary session June 10 hosted by the Cable
& Telecommunications Association for Marketing's Char Beales.
On Monday, CNBC's Sue Herera will moderate a panel with Kent, Comcast Corp.
president Brian Roberts and Viacom Inc. president Mel Karmazin.
Tuesday's general session will feature Lifetime Entertainment Services
president Carole Black, A&E Television Networks president Nick Davatzes,
Microsoft TV president Jon DeVaan, Wink Communications Inc. president Maggie
Wilderotter and Insight Communications Co. Inc. president Michael
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Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.