Plans are in place for Starz to increase its originals investment to 85-90 episodes by 2017, and Apostolou will be leading communications on all new, as well as existing, programming. She is a firm proponent of gender equality across the industry. “There is an urgent need for women in our industry to unite and assert their influence for gender and pay equality,” she says.

 

Where are the biggest growth areas for women in cable?

I believe there is an urgent need for women in our industry to unite and assert their influence for gender and pay equality.  Change starts from within, and uniting the incredible women in cable on this topic would be a seismic shift and provide untold opportunities for others.

 

Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance? 

Time-outs from smart phones and having a planned vacation!

 

Your favorite trick for unwinding?

Wine. Red wine.

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