Paula Wagner Named President Of WICT Atlanta Board

Paula Wagner of Turner Broadcasting System was named president of the Atlanta chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications, celebrating its 30th anniversary.

The chapter's executive committee consists of vice president Kathy Hatala, immediate past president Amy Cohn, of Cox Communications, and chapter advisor/national mentor Veronica Sheehan, of TBS.

The 2010 board includes 25 women and two men from leading companies in the cable and telecommunications, including Cox Communications, Comcast, Discovery Communications, Ericsson Television, Scripps Networks, The Sportsman Channel, The Weather Channel, TBS and Yahoo. Wagner was VP in 2009.

Under Cohn's leadership, WICT Atlanta is also the recipient of its national organization's 2009 Inspire, Mentoring Excellence (1st Place) and Enterprise (1st Place) awards.

With a membership of more than 900, WICT Atlanta was founded in 1980 and was one of the first local chapters established after the founding of the national organization in 1979.