Menzel offered one of our favorite pieces of advice for maintaining a personal-professional balance: “Marry someone in the business… You can, for example, go to NCTA together.” Menzel spearheads Discovery’s multiplatform marketing and renewal strategies for the company’s distributor agreements. By aligning top programming properties with distributors’ business goals, Discovery now creates custom content, events, and media stunts that support Discovery’s distribution partners in an expanded way.

What’s been the biggest story in cable this year? 

The emergence of various OTT models.  There are so many new entrants in this space that there really has never been a better time to be in the content business.

Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?

Marry someone in the business…. You can, for example, go to NCTA together.

When not in the office, where are we most likely to find you?

Attending my kids events or listening to live music.

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Former Fox exec Jamia Bigalow joined Amazon as head of partner marketing for Fire TV. Bigalow was at 21st Century Fox from 2011 through 2019, most recently serving as svp, distribution marketing. — Fresh off

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