Awards Breakfast

October 4, 2018
8 to 11 AM

National Press Club

529 14th Street , 13th floor, Washington, DC 20045

2018 Touchstones of Leadership Awards

This year’s WICT Washington DC/Baltimore Chapter PowerBrokers Breakfast celebrated the winners of the 2018 WICT Touchstones of Leadership Awards. These prestigious awards were presented to executives who have made a difference and a positive contribution in the cable and telecommunications industry through leadership, vision, and dedication.

The PowerBrokers Breakfast recognized the following 2018 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.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

Fearless Award:

Be fearless and confident in your convictions as you take risks and bring others along. Dedicated to Geraldine B. Laybourne.

2018 Winner: Stephanie DeWald

Vice President, National Inbound Sales, Centers of Excellence, Cox Communications

Catalyst Award:

Inspire and set the wheels of change in motion.

2018 Winner: Kelli Hill

Regional Vice President Project Management, Comcast

Know Yourself Award:

And what you stand for and where you are headed.

2018 Winner: Lori Hall

Senior Vice President, Consumer Marketing and Creative Services, TV One

Inspire Award:

And others will follow.

2018 Winner: Rob Stoddard

Senior Vice President, Industry & Association Affairs, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association

Communicate Award:

Communicate with passion and poise, in writing and in-person.

2018 Winner: Angela Britt

Senior Vice President, Advanced Products, CTAM

Connect Award:

Connect to your peers, your industry, and everything around you.

2018 Winner: Josephine Pamphile

President & CEO, The T. Howard Foundation

Emerging Leader Award:

For demonstrating rising leadership in the cable community and a strong commitment to all WICT Touchstones, in word and deed. Dedicated to Glenn Britt.

2018 Winner: Christianna Barnhart

Vice President, Regulatory & Government Affairs, Charter Communications

Listen Award:

With more than your ears.

2018 Winner: Melayne Cohen

Vice President, National Marketing Operations, National Geographic Channel

M E E T   O U R   


As a television industry executive and role model with more than 20 years of experience in the cable and technology industry, McLaughlin has received accolades for her leadership and the inspiring example she sets for others.
She was recognized as one of the Women to Watch at WICT Leadership Conference and was a previous recipient of the Laybourne PowerBroker’s winner award.


Mary McLaughlin

Senior Vice President, Beltway region, comcast

Congratulations to our winners!

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