Tang leads the two networks’ financial strategy and long-term growth. Her killer work ethic and analytical thinking informs the development of strategic initiatives for Bravo and Oxygen, and she’s constantly on the search for new finance recruits. Her advice to young professionals is to hone skills through practice, practice and more practice. Here’s what she looks for in a candidate: “I require different qualities depending on the role. However, the common ones for any candidate would be someone who is team oriented, has a positive attitude and shows genuine interest in the role and business.”

Who has been your strongest mentor, and why?

While I do not have an official mentor, I am surrounded by amazing examples of leadership at Bravo and Oxygen. I often find myself observing their behaviors and styles in order to adjust and fine-tune my own.

What qualities do you look for when making a new hire?

I require different qualities depending on the role. However, the common ones for any candidate would be someone who is team oriented, has a positive attitude and shows genuine interest in the role and business.

Name one emerging trend in cable we should all have our eye on.

New ways of consuming content coupled with changing viewing habits of consumers will motivate the industry to rethink traditional business models.

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