Since the promotion to her current role in 2014, Washington continues to enhance and manage the company’s relationship with key constituents and community partners. Those efforts have strengthened Scripps’ position in the marketplace, and helped to cement a diverse pool of vendor partners. “Diversity should be a part of every discussion,” she says. “The question is not how do we increase diversity (on-air, on-line and in our workforce), but why can’t we retain diversity.”

Best business advice you’ve received?

Treat others as you’d like to be treated and always do what is right.

How can cable better support diversity?

Diversity should be a part of every discussion. The question is not how do we increase diversity (on-air, on-line and in our workforce), but why we can’t retain diversity. “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them” – Albert Einstein

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

Consolidation and cord-cutting

How do you define success?

At the end of the day, success is knowing that you’ve given 110% not just in your professional career but in your personal relationships and spiritual growth.

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Representation Matters: Fewer Women, People of Color on TV

Nielsen released its first-ever report of the television media landscape’s progress and gaps in on-screen inclusion.

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