A skilled corporate strategist, Suddenlink veteran Meduski also has served on the WICT National Board of Directors for many years and now chairs the organization. Under her leadership, WICT reached record membership levels, exceeded its financial goals and expanded overseas with the launch of a U.K.-based chapter this year. “Cable companies should participate in and implement the recommendations of the WICT par initiative,” she says. “This is particularly critical today since, based on current data, we forecast a decline in the number of female managers-and-above over the next five years.”

How can cable do better job at supporting the industry’s women?

Cable companies should participate in and implement the recommendations of the WICT par initiative, a comprehensive assessment of cable industry employment trends.  This is particularly critical today since, based on current data, we forecast a decline in the number of female managers-and-above over the next five years.

What’s been the biggest story in cable this year? 

There are at least three major trends facing cable today – impact of consolidation, escalating programming costs, and an uncertain regulatory environment.  Any of these would be a big story; that all three are occurring at the same time is a really big story.

Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance? 

First of all, love what you do and it won’t feel like work.  I believe you can have it all, but maybe not all at once.  It’s not possible to achieve perfect balance hour-to-hour or even day-to-day.  Personal and professional demands each have their peak times.  We all need balance, but have the patience to achieve and judge the life balance question over time and over a long career.

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