PowerBrokers Awards

October 5, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Mark your calendars! You’ll want to attend this year’s WICT Washington DC/Baltimore Chapter PowerBrokers Breakfast to celebrate the winners of the 2017 WICT Touchstones of Leadership Awards.

National Press Club
529 14th Street, 13th Floor
Washington, DC, 20045

The prestigious awards will be presented to women executives who have made a difference and a positive contribution in the cable and telecommunications industry through leadership, vision, and dedication.

The PowerBrokers Breakfast recognizes the following 2017 Touchstones of Leadership Awards honorees who have raised the awareness about women’s impactful contributions at the regional and local level of the cable telecommunications industry.

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About our Keynote Speaker:

Michelle Rice HeadshotTelevision industry executive and role model Michelle Rice, Interim General Manager of TV One, will keynote the 2017 PowerBrokers Breakfast. A 13-year veteran of TV One, Rice was named Interim General Manager in July 2017, while continuing to serve as Executive Vice President of Content Distribution and Marketing. Rice has enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a cable leader, including executive positions at iNDEMAND, NBC Cable Network, and Black Entertainment Television. A role model for women and people of color throughout the television industry, Rice also serves on the national boards of WICT and the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). Her resume includes a long list of honors, including having been named as both a Top Woman in Cable and Top Minority in Cable by CableFax; a member of the “Next Wave of Leaders” by Broadcasting & Cable Magazine; and a Multichannel News Wonder Woman.

Meet Your Winners:
Geraldine B. Laybourne Fearless Award:
Monica Lucero, Senior Vice President Business Development & Marketing, TeamPeople, A System One Division

Inspire Award:
Marty Dominguez, Vice President, Marketing, C-SPAN

Communicate Award:
Aimee Metrick, Vice President Communications, Comcast

Connect Award:
Susan Fox, Vice President, Government Relations, The Walt Disney Company

Know Yourself Award:
Donna Rattley Washington, Vice President, Government Affairs, Comcast

Catalyst Award:
Kathryn Falk, Vice President, Cox Communications

Listen Award:
Sharon Alston, Vice President, Human Resources, TVOne

Glenn Britt Emerging Leader Award:
Kelly Kane, Vice President, Partner Marketing and National Accounts, Discovery Communications

Public Service Award:
Marlene Dortch, Secretary, Federal Communications Commission