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 #92.

Wonya Lucas

Title: President/ CEO, TV One

Years in Cable: 16

Education: Bachelors, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech; MBA, Wharton

Best Advice: Be true to yourself.

Favorite restaurant: The Varsity in Atlanta

Favorite “going out” town: Paris

The one thing I tell my kids about success in life: Passion and commitment while maintaining integrity drive results.

Bands I would actually go see live: Parliament Funkadelic Reunion

Favorite sports team:
The Atlanta Braves!

Favorite vacation spot: Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard

Guilty television pleasure: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (we went to the same high school)

If I could only have authenticated online access to 5 cable networks (not affiliated with my company), they would be: Investigation Discovery, HBO, ESPN, Bravo and A&E ?

 

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