Keeping Comedy Central at the forefront of the multiplatform age is serious business for Ganeless. With much attention on the debut of new “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah, she also led the rollout of the network’s TV Everywhere app, which offers access to full episodes of Comedy Central series. She sits on the board of the Posse Foundation, an organization dedicated to identifying and training youth leaders from urban public high schools. What’s the most important aspect of mentoring? “Making sure the mentee knows that the bad times, the failures, are just as important as the good times,” she says.

 

Where are the biggest growth areas for women in cable?

The biggest growth areas for everyone in cable are in creative pursuits… the most creative, innovative, and compelling ideas still win the day.

 

What’s the most important aspect of mentoring?

Making sure the mentee knows that the bad times, the failures, are just as important as the good times–they are opportunities to learn.

 

Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?

Commit to it on your calendar, and be totally present when you are at home.

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