Upped to her new post this year, Liburd leads strategic and creative brand development, consumer marketing and cross-business initiatives. Recently she’s developed several shows and campaigns, including the “Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration” special to mark the White House’s final concert and the “Yes to Black! Yes to Us!” campaign to raise awareness of new BET programming. When it comes to mentoring, Liburd says it’s all about taking the time. “I got my start in this industry over 20 years ago by cold-calling people who took the time to answer my questions and give me the direction I needed. It is my responsibility to do the same.”

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Altice USA Announces $2.5bln Buyback

Just a few days after giving up on its $8.4bln bid for Cogeco , Altice USA is repurchasing $2.5bln in shares. Altice stock jumped by 8.55%, closing at $35.03. The company said it has commenced a Dutch auction

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