WICT Unveils Leadership Conference Lineup

Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has unveiled the speaker/panelist lineup for its upcoming Leadership Conference Sept. 19-20.

The lengthy list includes two Cohens—David, executive VP and chief diversity officer of Comcast, and Sasha, Olympic silver medalist in figure skating.

There are a number of sports figures mixed in with execs and academics, with Paralympian Jean Driscoll and pro tennis player Vicky Duval rounding out the list.

There are a plethora of top cable execs including Abbe Raven, chairman emeritus of A+E Networks; Lisa Hook, CEO of Neustar; Catherine Frymark, senior VP, corporate communications for Discovery; and Michelle Rice, executive VP, content distribution & marketing for TV One, to name only a handful of the 50 names on the agenda.

The conference is being held at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York in association with Diversity Week.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.