61 | THE FANTASTIC FOUR
Why Them? They may not be able to super-stretch, flame on, clobber or turn invisible, but the Turner’s sales team makes deals happen—arguably a bigger superpower. From carriage agreements to sports rights extensions to innovative ad sales partnerships, this foursome shakes hands with all the big players in media to program, which helps monetize and distribute Turner’s content. Breland makes decisions on a daily basis that directly affect Turner’s bottom line, which in turn helps shape the financial future of parent company Time Warner. D’Alba brings nearly three decades of media sales experience, giving him a unique perspective and insight. Daniels splits his time between planning initiatives to move the organization forward and executing day-to-day responsibilities with his team and the company’s TV and digital content offerings. Speciale’s years on the agency side have provided her with a deep respect and understanding for where clients are coming from as they seek to executive smart campaigns with Turner.
My peers would be surprised to learn that I… ride a Harley.
I watch the majority of programming on this device: iPad
Celebrity, sports figure or politician I’d most want to have dinner with? Joe Namath
Favorite vacation spot? Sicily
On a Saturday afternoon, you can find me… at the lake on my boat.
Favorite airport? PDK in Atlanta—great hamburgers.
I watch the majority of programming on this device: TV
Favorite vacation spot? Any place near the water.
This is the hobby I’ve been itching to try, but haven’t found time: Yoga ?