WICT Announces New Magness Fellows

Women in Cable & Telecommunications Tuesday announced the members of
Class X of the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute, its flagship
executive-leadership program.

BMLI provides intensive, yearlong training to prepare senior-level women to
take on significant leadership responsibilities.

This year marks the program’s 10th anniversary. The curriculum begins in

According to WICT, the members are:

• Marcie Anderson, vice president of business development, Cox Communications

• Molly Battin, VP of brand development, marketing and on-air promotions, TBS

• Kathy Brabson, VP and general manager, Time Warner Cable;

• Jill Campbell, senior VP of operations, Cox Communications Inc.;

• Jennifer Daley, director of corporate finance, Comcast Corp.;

• Diane Dietz, VP of corporate affairs, Comcast Cable Communications

• Kimberly Edmunds, VP of customer care, Cox;

• Kristin Frank, regional VP of affiliate sales and marketing, MTV

• Jennifer Gaiski, VP of programming, Comcast Cable;

• Laurie Goldberg, senior VP of public relations, Cartoon Network;

• Joan Gundlach, VP of affiliate sales, A&E Television Networks;

• Vicki Hamilton, senior VP of shared services and information-technology
operations, The Weather Channel;

• Lane Hammond, chief counsel and VP of business affairs, International
Channel Networks;

• Jola Harris, VP of affiliate sales and marketing, Fox Cable Networks;

• Maggie Hutter, senior director of advertising sales, Comcast Cable;

• Janet Johnson, executive producer, TWC;

• Julie Klappas, creative director, Lifetime Television;

• Kathryn Kross, VP and Washington bureau chief, Cable News Network;

• Donna Lewis, senior VP and chief legal officer, Turner Entertainment

• Elizabeth Miceli, VP of human resources and administration, The Pfaltzgraff

• Susan Panisch, VP of programming, Outdoor Life Network;

• Katherine Payne, executive director of programming, Cox;

• Midge Pierce, VP of WAM! America’s Kidz Network programming, Starz Encore
Group LLC;

• Susan Rardin, VP of customer care, Comcast;

• Kim Roden, VP of public affairs and customer care, Time Warner Cable;

• Kim Woodworth, VP of ad sales, Comcast.