Leading digital business across Nat Geo, Webber is elevating visual storytelling through video initiatives, expansion into virtual reality and other experiences. She led digital initiatives around the premiere of “Mars,” instituting digital extras that included a prequel digital series and streaming across digital platforms, which helped guide the series to reach 15 million worldwide viewers. “Government regulation of social platforms and digital consumer experiences” is the topic she thinks will rise to the top of the cable news cycle in the coming year.
Who is your favorite current female TV character and why?
Bridgette from “SMILF” on Showtime. Not just because it was created by, based on, and played by my best friend Frankie Shaw! But because Bridgette represents a woman who doesn’t wallow in the ridiculous question “can you have it all” –instead she just embraces her super tough circumstances (being a young single mom, challenged family situation with her own mom, being broke) and gets on with it.
What famous woman, living or deceased, would you like to have dinner with?