Senior-level execs rely on Hightower’s advice regarding policy and strategic initiatives concerning Cox’s various lines of business, underscoring the important role her legal team plays in the company’s overall planning objectives. She understands the cyclical nature of effective mentorship. She says technology fields are the biggest opportunity for women in cable.  “The industry needs to continue to recruit, mentor, retain and promote talented technology female leaders.”

 

Where are the biggest growth areas for women in cable?

The biggest opportunity for women in cable is in the technology fields. The industry needs to continue to recruit, mentor, retain and promote talented technology female leaders.

 

What’s the most important aspect of mentoring?

The most important aspect of mentoring is to reach back and to open doors for new talent. I have been blessed to have people assist me in my growth and development and it is now my responsibility to help mentor, acknowledge and promote rising talent.

 

Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?

The best trick is to recognize that there is no perfect secret for the work life balance struggle. Enjoy your work, work hard and then enjoy your personal time with whatever activity brings you joy. I love down time with my friends and family.

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From reality to comedy to true crime, series with strong multimedia ties were in the spotlight at the recent Television Critics Assn press tour in LA.

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