19. Rebecca Schulte
SVP/GM, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic

Years in Cable: 14

Education: BA, Radio, TV & Film, Cal State University, Long Beach

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In the past year, Schulte has solidified several key partnerships with leagues. Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic now has two rights deals with two NFL teams—the Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens. She also secured more live coverage of Major League Soccer team D.C. United and live tennis matches from the Washington Kastles. Sports news, entertainment programs and additional mobile products are on the up at the network as well. Sports play a role in Schulte’s private life too, as baseball legend Cal Ripken Jr. played a role in Schulte meeting her future husband, Ray.

My favorite “going out” town: Los Angeles

Bands I would actually go see live: U2, Eagles

My favorite vacation spot: Yosemite

My favorite iPad app: Xfinity

My guilty television pleasure is: Chelsea Lately

When I look at my cable set-top box, I can’t help but think that…
It shouldn’t be there.

What I admire most about Millennials is…Their curiosity

How many companies have you worked for since graduating from college? Three

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