Comcast’s content gatekeeper has earned a reputation for being tough but fair-minded—a combination that continues to serve both her and the company very well. Negotiation and administration of programming contracts remain top of mind, as does coordinating the company’s nationwide field operations and financial commitments, and managing programming for Comcast’s partnership properties. As Comcast expands service options for its customers—including the launch of Xfinity Instant TV—expect Gaiski’s role to expand as well. She believes talk of “skinny bundles” will continue to dominate headlines in 2018. “Why? Choice. Customers think they want choice, but do they really?” she says.
Who is your favorite current female TV character and why?
My favorite female character on TV is Olivia Pope. She is fearless and unapologetic… all the while looking fabulous!
What industry topic do you think will dominate industry headlines in 2018 and why?
The talk of “skinny bundles” will continue to dominate headlines in 2018. Why? Choice. Customers think they want choice but do they really?
Best advice for relieving stress?
Go play with your kids!