Well, it’s that time of the year again. The 2009 inductees into the prestigious Cable Pioneers lexicon have been announced. Everyone from Decker Anstrom to Matt Polka to Susan Swain will be officially inducted on Apr 1 at the Cable Show in D.C. The full list follows:
 
S. DECKER ANSTROM
RETIRED
NORFOLK, VA

WILLIAM C. BEATY, JR.
COMPORIUM COMMUNICATIONS
ROCK HILL, SC

STEVE V. BELL, SR.
RETIRED
DEXTER, MO

STEVE V. BELL II
BOYCOM CABLEVISION, INC
POPLAR BLUFF, MO

MAGGIE BELLVILLE
CARTER BALDWIN
ROSWELL, GA

LARRY BENTSON
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATIONS
EDINA, MN

STEVE BROOKSTEIN
BRESNAN COMMUNICATIONS
PURCHASE, NY

JOHN B. BURNS III
WINDWARD MEDIA, INC
CALISTOGA, CA

DANIEL CASCIATO
OVATION TV
DOWNERS GROVE, IL
JAMES CLAY CONRAD
INVIDI TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
NEW YORK, NY

NICK DAVATZES
A&E TELEVISION NETWORKS
STAMFORD, CT

STEVEN CARY DAVIDSON
HOME BOX OFFICE
NEW YORK, NY

CHUCK DAVIS
TV CABLE OF GRAYSON COUNTY
POTTSBORO, TX

MICHAEL WAYNE DRAKE
MILESTONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC
CASTLE PINES NORTH, CO

THOMAS CHARLES FEIGE
TIME WARNER CABLE
ENGLEWOOD, CO

RICHARD GESSNER
MASSILLON CABLE TV
MASSILLON, OH

DAVID J. HARRISON
HARRISON CONSULT LTD.
HENLEY ON THAMES, UK

SAMUEL V. HOWE
TIME WARNER CABLE
STAMFORD, CT

JAMES ROSS HUGHES
COMMSCOPE, INC
HICKORY, NC

NANCY C. LARKIN
COMCAST SPORTSNET
BURLINGTON, MA

BRIAN LOCKMAN
PENNSYLVANIA CABLE NETWORK
CAMP HILL, PA

MATHEW M. POLKA
AMERICAN CABLE ASSOCIATION
PITTSBURGH, PA

LEE CLAYTON ROPER
INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORS
DENVER, CO

SUSAN MARIE SWAIN
C-SPAN
WASHINGTON, DC

JEFFREY C. WAYNE
OUTDOOR CHANNEL
LITTLETON, CO
 

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