Guthman’s charged with creating an acquired content strategy for both BET and Centric—which means finding content that clicks with the networks’ viewers. Fortunately, her passion in life is television, which drives her past all obstacles. Her favorite trick for unwinding? “A fine wine, a vat of popcorn and guilty-pleasure TV.”

 

What/who inspires you at work? What/who inspires you outside the office?

I’m inspired by art–whether it’s a beautiful piece of music, a well-told story, or something that makes me laugh out loud. It all has the power to make me see the world in a different light.

 

Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?

Leisure travel can be the perfect way to hit one’s re-set button.  I make a point to take vacations each year and spend time with my family.

 

Your favorite trick for unwinding?

A fine wine, a vat of popcorn and guilty-pleasure TV.

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