At the end of the day, it’s all about the numbers, so Brockhage has much to be proud of in that there were record-breaking eyeballs watching Super Bowl LII, the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and Telemundo’s FIFA World Cup. Additionally, she and her team of six worked tirelessly integrating NBC and Telemundo affiliated stations on vMVPD platforms. A long-time member of WICT, Brockhage advocates strongly for the advancement of women in the industry. While she has admirers, Brockhage says she’s inspired by Ida B. Wells, an African-American journalist and anti-lynching activist, citing her “courage to fight for change when it seemed impossible.”
Who is an inspirational woman you admire, and why?
Ida B Wells, for the courage to fight for change when it seemed impossible. “The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.”
What’s been the most dramatic change in your sector of the business today vs. three years ago?
The increasing importance of data in both building and monetizing video programming offerings.