Years in Cable: 4
Education: University of Arizona
Best Advice: Brevity is appreciated.

Golf Channel had its most-watched year ever in 2013, a 54% increase year-over-year since McCarley took over at the beginning of 2011. The growth and momentum also extended to Golf Channel’s digital platforms. While the network’s tournament coverage saw increases across the board, McCarley worked to position Golf Channel for long-range growth, most notably by finalizing the longest-spanning agreement in professional sports with an NBC Sports’ and PGA of America’s rights deal for the Ryder Cup through 2030.

TV show I’d most like to have a cameo in: “West Wing”

John, Paul, George or Ringo? Keith Richards

Twitter or Instagram? Twitter

The technology that will most benefit cable over the next year is: In-home auto verification

Oscars or Grammys? Oscars

Favorite Restaurant: Corner Bistro

Beach or mountains? Beach

Favorite TV show as a kid: “The A-Team”

My favorite business/motivational book: The Tipping Point

The Daily


Mediacom Shows Off 10G Smart Home in Iowa

Folks got a first look at what a future with 10G could look like last week at Mediacom’s 10G Smart Home in Ames, Iowa.

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