NCTA hired Gail MacKinnon from CBS to be svp, govt relations, replacing Steve Berry. Before joining the media industry with TCI and Viacom, MacKinnon worked for Rep Jack Fields (R-TX) as a legislative dir. — Time Warner Cable hired Susan Waxenberg as vp, asst chief counsel. — Bob May gets our glutton for punishment award. After running Charter on an interim basis earlier in the year, May became CEO of Calpine Corp-a power merchant that is likely to head into bankruptcy. — Rainbow moved Kate Carr over to be vp, marketing of Mag Rack and sportskool. — Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution named Pam Ritchie vp, inventory and sales planning and Libby Kauper vp, sales. — Randy Reynolds was named pres, Rogers Telecom. — Claire Zrimc was named svp, program planning, scheduling and acquisitions, SOAPnet. — TV One’s lured Paramount vp Rose Catherine Pinkney to be its evp, prog, prod and devo.

The Daily


Familiar Ties in Apple’s ‘Mosquito Coast’

Paul Theroux ’s novel “The Mosquito Coast” turns 40 this year, but there’s still plenty of adventure left in the story as evidenced by Apple TV+ ’s upcoming seven-ep series (first two episodes drop

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up


Apr 30
Top Ops – 2021 Nominations Nominations Due: April 30, 2021
Jun 10
The FAXIES Awards – Virtual CelebrationSave the Date! - June 10, 2021
Jul 16
Diversity List – 2021 Nominations Due: July 16, 2021
Sep 10
Most Powerful Women – 2021 Nominations Due: Sept 10, 2021
Dec 7
Most Powerful Women CelebrationSave the Date!
Full Calendar


Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact for more information.