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Wong, Lifetime Networks Saluted for Fight Against Abuse

Lifetime Networks president Andrea Wong will be honored at a gala Thursday in Washington, D.C.

Wong and Lifetime are being recognized by Washington-based nonprofit Knock Out Abuse Against Women for the network's End Violence Against Women campaign against domestic violence and sexual assault.

Lifetime also works to make abuse a campaign issue through its Every Woman Counts public-advocacy initiative.

The gala will be chaired by BET chairman Debra Lee to raise money for the D.C. group.

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.