The Cable and Telecommunications Human Resources Association bestowed its inaugural Excellence in Human Resources Award to Cox Orange County/Palos Verdes (HR Best Practices Award). Brian Koenig, SVP, HR, Scientific Atlanta won CTHRA’s Leadership and Excellence Award. Awards will be presented at CTHRA’s Achieving HR Excellence Symposium, Oct. 23 in Atlanta.
WICT Chapter Names 2007 Lea Winners
Winners of the Southern California chapter of Women in Cable & Telecommunications 2007 LEA Awards are: Ruth Tatom, SVP, affiliate sales, Western division, Scripps Networks (Lifetime Achievement); Cheryl Dorsey, VP, affiliate sales, The Africa Channel (Woman of the Year); Brenda Varela, regional VP, business services, Time Warner Cable (Woman to Watch); and Sharon Smith, VP, employee resources group, Cox (Advocate Leader).
Journos Salute BET, CNN
The National Association of Black Journalists recognized CNN and BET at its Salute to Excellence Awards. CNN’s six wins included Best TV/Public Affairs for CNN Connects: The New South Africa, moderated by Jim Clancy. BET received Best Documentary for SOS: Saving Ourselves – One Year Later and Best Feature/Long Form for The Chop Up.
Latinas are Comcastic
Comcast was named one of the 50 best companies for Latinas to work for by Latina Style Magazine.