Linda Yaccarino

EDITOR’S NOTE: We continue to spotlight our 2011 CableFAX 100 honorees, who were featured in a special issue of CableFAX: The Magazine published in Dec. 2011. Here is an excerpt from #66.

President, Cable Entertainment and Digital Advertising Sales, NBCU

Years in Cable: 15

Education: BA, Telecommunications, Penn State

Best Advice in 7 Words Or Less: Have a great attitude and work hard.

One thing I tell my kids about success in life: Never, never, never give up.

Favorite Starbucks order: Skinny Vanilla Latte

Favorite sports team: Penn State Nittany Lion Hockey Team

Favorite vacation spot: Anywhere in Italy.

If I could only have authenticated online access to 5 cable networks (not affiliated with my company): Food Network, Travel Channel, ESPN, HBO, TNT ?

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