Drew Peterson

Years in Industry: 21

Education: MBA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Motto I Live By: Trust, but verify.

Peterson has been instrumental in helping ACA continue to push for retransmission consent reform and staying in the battle to preserve FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s order Restoring Internet Freedom, which is on appeal before a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. He was also one of the key TDS leaders who helped reach a retrans deal with Nexstar after a monthlong blackout in January.

A skinny bundle can’t survive without… Local content and sports programming

Last show binged not on your networks: “Billions”

Last linear content you watched live: March Madness

Latest slang phrase or hashtag you’ve learned from your kids? That move was a huge “flex” aka, you did a really good job!

Biggest challenge facing the industry? Video content pricing and privacy matters

Favorite podcast: “How I Built This” with Guy Raz

What quality do you look for when promoting someone? Trust, integrity and motivation to success as a team contributor.

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