Stefanie Nimick

When Nimick joined Starz last year, she brought the premium channel a wealth of experience in cable distribution from her two most recent roles at Fuse Media and AMC Networks. She has applied her understanding of the business in spearheading partnerships with MVPDs, as well as OTT, SVOD and mobile entities. With the company transitioning into new corporate parent Lionsgate, Nimick was critical in ensuring stability on the distribution front. She forecasts more change on the horizon in 2018. Asked what will dominate the headlines in the coming year, Nimick says, “Mergers and acquisitions in the OTT space, creating leverage in mobile streaming.”

Who is your favorite current female TV character and why?
Sharon Morris, “Castastrophe.” I love her candid, dark humor and authenticity in her relationships.

What industry topic do you think will dominate industry headlines in 2018 and why?
Mergers & acquisitions in the OTT space, creating leverage in mobile streaming

What is one way the industry can continue to evolve in ridding itself of gender discrimination?
Inclusive mentoring programs

What famous woman, living or deceased, would you like to have dinner with?
Mary Magdalene

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