EVP, Affiliate Distribution, GSN

A well-rounded leader, Hopkins has worked in sales, marketing, distribution, advertising, PR, research, business development and operations. She can talk to operators and programmers like one of their own because she has been there. Having negotiated recent distribution deals with major MVPDs including Comcast and Time Warner Cable, Hopkins is working on initiatives ranging from expanding GSN’s digital offerings to implementing “Bring Your Dog to Work Day.” Her favorite part of the job is “the people, the people, the people.”

What’s your favorite part of your job?
The people, the people, the people.
 
What’s been the biggest story in cable this year?
GSN hitting 81 million homes.
 
Who would you want to swap jobs with for a month?
Miley Cyrus.

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