Over the last year, Proctor has helped achieve the network’s highest rated Q1 and Q2 with strong performances from the network’s first-ever simulcast with PBS, the addition of the Stellar Awards, and the successful launch of a new original movie a month. A former lawyer, Proctor’s legal mind comes in handy when negotiating with production companies. “Success,” she says, “is loving who you are becoming, loving what you do and how you do it, and being appreciated for all.”
What’s your biggest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months?
TV One launched a movie of the month initiative in February 2015 and we’ve premiered either an Original Movie or World Premiere Movie every month since to record ratings.
Best business advice you’ve received?
No matter how wrong people are or how they’ve wronged you, it is your responsibility as a leader to communicate in order to fix whatever it is no matter how painful it might be.
How do you define success?
Success is loving who you are becoming, loving what you do and how you do it, and being appreciated for all.