Bravo and Oxygen Media
How did Stone follow up a year that packed huge successes including the viral social media launch campaign for Bravo’s “Vanderpump Rules,” 360-degree extensions of the “Top Chef” brand through Top Chef Kitchen pop-up restaurants and a collaboration with Celebrity Cruises on the Top Chef Cruise, and Bravo’s biggest Upfront ever? With a promotion, for one thing. Elevated to EVP in June, she added licensing and merchandising to her already full plate overseeing marketing initiatives for consumer advertising, ad sales, digital and social media. She has her finger on the pulse of marketing and distribution trends, claiming “the effect of new content distribution platforms like Aero, Hulu, Netflix on the industry” is the year’s biggest story.