Under Giddens’ leadership, the freshly minted Universal Kids (formerly Sprout) has had month-to-month growth on key digital platforms. She’s also evolved Sprout Playground, the network’s free app experience for kids, and recently she paired up with PromaxBDA Promo Pathway program to pipeline diverse talent into open positions within NBCUniversal. “I love taking the time to let my mentees express and include me in where they are on their career journey as a vocal collaborator rather than reliving my past experiences with them,” Giddens says. “I can use my working knowledge and experiences to participate real time with them in different or new ways to approach their current experience.”

The Daily


Strike Up the C-band

While AT&T and Verizon paused the expansion of 5G rollouts using C-band near airports after airlines warned it could delay flights, the companies note that this is only a small portion of their network

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up


Jan 21
Cablefax 100 – 2022 Nominations Due: January 21, 2022
Mar 11
The FAXIES 2022Entry Deadline: March 11
Apr 1
Cablefax Top Ops – 2022Nominations Due: April 1, 2022
Jun 3
The Diversity List – 2022Nomination Deadline: June 3
Aug 12
Most Powerful Women – 2022Nominations Due: August 12
Full Calendar


Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact John@cynopsis.com for more information.