Washington enhances and manages Scripps’ vital relationships with key constituents and community partners to strengthen marketplace position as well as ensure a diverse pool of vendors. She gives cable a mediocre grade on diversity. “With the current influx in America, I’d give the cable industry and America as a whole a C,” she says. “We’ve made some inroads, but there is still so much work to be done in all aspects of diversity.
What grade do you give the cable industry on diversity and why?
With the current influx in America, I’d give the cable industry and America as a whole a C. We’ve made some inroads, but there is still so much work to be done in all aspects of diversity.
The technology that will most benefit cable over the next year is …
OTT is still one of the most relevant technologies for the industry over the next year.
What are the television show(s) – cable or broadcast – that best embrace diversity?
Everything on HGTV and Food Network (of course). Whether you’re a renter, homeowner or aspiring cook, there is something for everyone. Diversity of thought is reflected in our programming.
My personal election campaign slogan would be …
Dream It, Believe It and Execute It
Favorite charity organization you work with?
The Great School Partnerships, which is based out of Knoxville, TN. As a board member, we help shape the decision of approximately 60,000 public school students. It’s rewarding to help build the foundation for future leaders.