19. Rebecca Schulte
SVP/GM, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic
Years in Cable: 14
Education: BA, Radio, TV & Film, Cal State University, Long Beach
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Work for the job you want.
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.
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