Betsy Magness Leadership Institute fellows announced


Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) announced the members of Classes XX and XXI of WICT’s 2009-2010 Betsy Magness Leadership Institute (BMLI), the industry’s flagship executive development program. 

BMLI, sponsored by WE tv, provides intensive, yearlong management training that creates organizational value and measurable return by effectively aligning each Fellow’s operational competencies with the strategic drivers of their employers.

“The distinguished members of Classes XX and XXI are recognized for their business acumen and capacity for strategic risk, The rigorous BMLI experience will position them to take on additional leadership responsibilities and develop solutions that address their organization’s strategic requirements and business objectives,” said Laurie Root, WICT Vice President, Education & Program Development.

Members of Class XX of the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute are:

Michelle Bailey, Vice President, Market Research, BET
Janet Barnard, Senior Vice President & Region Manager, Cox Communications, Inc.
Rita Brown, Regional President, Commercial, Time Warner Cable Business Class
Katie Buchanan, Vice President, Programming & Acquisitions, The Style Network
Denise Conroy-Galley, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Research, Outdoor Channel
Karen DeGrammont, Vice President, Product Strategy and Partnerships,
Aimee Doane, Vice President, Operations, Suddenlink
Barbara Gee, Vice President, Sales Operation, Comcast Cable
Michele Goldstein, Vice President, Strategic Planning & Operations, Rainbow Network Sales, Rainbow Media Holding LLC
Stephanie Hall, Vice President, Business Class Care, Comcast
Julie Harrison, Vice President, Human Resources, Comcast
Beth Hess, Executive Director, National Procurement, Comcast Cable Communications, Inc.
Sheila Hicks, Vice President, Sales & Distribution, Cox Communications
Susan Leepson, Regional Vice President, Communications, Time Warner Cable
Meg Lowe, Senior Vice President, Content Distribution & Marketing, MTV Networks
Andrea Macey, Director, Digital Media, WE tv
Jodi Markley, Senior Vice President, Operations, ESPN
Christin McMeley, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Charter Communications
Linda Moore, Senior Director, Business Administration, ESPN
Vikki Neil, Vice President & General Manager, Digital, Scripps Networks Interactive
Donna Person, Senior Director, Strategy & Business Development, BET Networks
Rebecca Scilingo, Vice President, Communications, Governance & Enterprise Project Management Operations, Comcast Corporation
Janiece St. Cyr, Vice President, Human Resources, Cable One, Inc.
Marybeth Strobel, Vice President, CNN Digital Ad Sales Manager, Turner
Melody Tan, Senior Vice President, Content Distribution & Marketing, MTV
Monique Ware, Senior Director, Strategic Planning & Analysis, BET Networks
Sandie Zeigler, Vice President, Learning & Development, Comcast University

Members of Class XXI of the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute are:

Sharon Allen, Vice President, Program Marketing & Advertising, Showtime Networks
Kim Armor, CFO & Senior Vice President, Business Development, Versus
Betsy Brightman, Vice President, Affiliate Relations & Distribution, Retirement Living TV
Kimberly Cartwright, Senior Director, Content Acquisition, Comcast
Gretchen Colon, Senior Vice President, Turner Broadcasting System
Lee Crain, Senior Vice President, National Accounts, NBC Universal – TV Networks Distribution
Elizabeth Doree, Senior Vice President, Scheduling & Acquisitions, WE tv
Catherine O’Bryant Freeman, Vice President, Marketing, Suddenlink
Stacy Gordon, Executive Director, Retention & Loyalty Marketing, Comcast Cable
Ava Hall, Vice President, Programming & Production, BET International
Gabrielle Ingram, Vice President of Sales, Learning & Development, Comcast Corporate
Connie Keith, Vice President, CSG Systems
Michelle Kim, Group Vice President & Chief Counsel Programming, Time Warner Cable
Jennifer Kirkwood, Senior Director, Production Operations, ESPN, Inc.
Paige Lillard, Vice President, Business Excellence, Turner Broadcasting
Beth Main, Director, Affiliate Sales, HBO
Janice Mobilia, Vice President, Finance, Comcast Cablevision of South Florida
Mary Jo Moehle, Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications, Charter Communications
Amalia O’Sullivan, Vice President, Consumer Product Mgmt, Optimum Online (HSI), Cablevision
Rhonda Powell, Vice President, Business Affairs, Scripps Networks
Alyse Ramer, Director, Affiliate Relations, Sportsman Channel
Cathy Schelb, Vice President Marketing & Sales, Bright House Networks
Roberta Segers, Executive Director, Solutions Delivery, Cox Communications
Lillian Urso-Vieira, Senior Director, Disney and ESPN Networks
Indira Venkat, Senior Vice President, Audiences & Research, Travel Channel Media
Fania Washington, Vice President, Employment Counsel, MTV Networks
Lisa Weller, Assistant Controller – Texas Region, Time Warner Cable

Classes XX and XXI will be facilitated by Grace Killelea, Vice President, Talent & Leadership Initiatives for Comcast.