THE BEST SERVICE? NO SERVICE. Jerry McKenna, svp and chief sales & marketing officer is retiring from Cable ONE at the end of the year. Here's an interview with McKenna by ViodiTV's Ken Pyle from this year's Independent Show.
A TOUCH OF LEADERSHIP: At the PowerBrokers Breakfast of the WICT Washington, DC/Baltimore Chapter in Washington, DC on October 29, Touchstones of Leadership Award Honorees, were (top row, L-R) Discovery Comm's Catherine Frymark, Scripps Nets' Suzanne Underwald, Comcast's Samantha Callahan, TWC's Becky Bobzien-Simms, (bottom row, L-R) Travel Channel's Meghan Rodgers, the FCC's Michelle Carey & NBCU's Meredith Attwell Baker.
December 5, 2012
Eight projects representing “significant innovation” in communications technology that benefit people with disabilities will receive Awards for Advancement in Accessibility, presented by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski during a ceremony set for Dec. 19 at commission headquarters. This year’s winners are Project StAR for Accessible Radio 2012/The Narrator (Consumer Empowerment Information); WGBH National Center for Accessible Media: “Media Access Mobile” (Mobile Applications); Prime III for a universally designed voting machine (Civic Participation Solutions); Project: Possibilities SS12 for Code for a Cause (Education: College or University); Accessible Media Inc. (Video Programming); and Tiramisu Transit (Geo-Location Services). The chairman’s honorable mentions include Google+ Hangouts (Civic Participation) and Virtual Braille Keyboard (Mobile Applications). The winning projects will be displayed Dec. 19-31 in the FCC’s Technology Experience Center.