Managing Director
RBC Daniels

A legend in indie cable, Thompson is known for getting deals done with grace and integrity. Thompson received a Lifetime Achievement Honor from CableFAX in July.

Most Proud of: “Being the first woman in the U.S. to broker cable systems. From being told that women don’t do that job to still being here 32 years later, what a tremendous ride it’s been. That I have been able to persevere in a very male-dominated industry and triumph as ‘the Queen of small system sales’ amazes me every day.”

Best Business Book:Ted Turner: It Ain’t As Easy As It Looks, by Porter Bibb.”

The Daily


Another Locast Launch

Nonprofit local broadcast TV streaming service Locast launched in Indianapolis, delivering 42 channels. The streamer is now available in 24 markets. Locast is currently involved in a legal fight with

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