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Cablefax 100 Honorees

Below, The Cablefax 100 execs are listed by rank (and searchable!). If several execs are ranked together, the profiles feature the group and are identical for each person, followed by individual Q&As. Please read the digital issue to see the full Cablefax 100 magazine.

1.

Mike Cavanagh

Senior EVP & CFO
Comcast Corporation

Jeff Shell

CEO
NBCUniversal

Dave Watson

President & CEO | Senior EVP
Comcast Cable | Comcast Corporation

2.

Tom Rutledge

Chairman & CEO
Charter Communications

3.

Bob Bakish

President & CEO
ViacomCBS

4.

James Pitaro

President | Co-Chairman
ESPN | Disney Media Networks

Peter Rice

Chairman | Co-Chairman
Walt Disney Television | Disney Media Networks

5.

Bonnie Hammer

Chairman
NBCUniversal Content Studios

Mark Lazarus

Chariman, NBCUniversal Television & Streaming
NBCUniversal

Matt Strauss

Chairman Peacock
NBCUniversal

6.

David Zaslav

President & CEO
Discovery, Inc.

7.

Suzanne Scott

CEO
FOX News Media

8.

Dexter Goei

CEO
Altice USA

9.

Josh Sapan

President & CEO
AMC Networks

10.

Pat Esser

President & CEO
Cox Communications

11.

Bob Greenblatt

Chairman
WarnerMedia Entertainment

Jeff Zucker

Chairman
WarnerMedia News & Sports

12.

Paul Buccieri

President
A+E Networks Group

13.

Julie Laulis

President & CEO
CableONE/Sparklight

14.

Matt Bond

Chairman, Content Distribution
NBCUniversal

Mac Budill

President, NBCUniversal TV Networks Distribution, Content Distribution
NBCUniversal

15.

Charlie Collier

CEO
Fox Entertainment

16.

Dana Strong

President, Consumer Services
Comcast Cable

17.

David Nevins

Chief Creative Officer | Chairman & CEO
CBS | Showtime Networks

18.

Casey Bloys

President, HBO Programming
WarnerMedia Entertainment

19.

Jeffrey Hirsch

President & CEO
Starz

20.

Nancy Daniels

Chief Brand Officer, Discovery and Factual
Discovery, Inc.

Kathleen Finch

Chief Lifestyle Brands Officer
Discovery, Inc.

21.

Frances Berwick

President, Lifestyle Networks (Bravo, E! Oxygen, Universal Kids)
NBCUniversal

Chris McCumber

President, Entertainment Networks (USA Network & SYFY)
NBCUniversal

22.

Cesar Conde

Chairman, NBCUniversal News Group
NBCUniversal

23.

Lynn Charytan

SVP & Senior Deputy General Counsel | EVP & General Counsel
Comcast Corporation | Comcast Cable

Kim Harris

EVP | General Counsel
Comcast Corporation | NBCUniversal

Tom Reid

Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
Comcast Corporation

24.

Sarah Barnett

President, Entertainment Networks Group & AMC Studios
AMC Networks

Ed Carroll

COO
AMC Networks

Marc Juris

President & GM
WE tv

25.

Michael Biard

President, Operations & Distribution
Fox Corporation

26.

Ray Hopkins

President, US Networks Distribution
ViacomCBS

Jo Ann Ross

President & Chief Advertising Revenue Officer
ViacomCBS

27.

Bill McGoldrick

President, Original Content
NBCUniversal Entertainment Networks & Direct-to-Consumer

28.

Vincent Sadusky

CEO
Univision Communications

29.

Gary Marsh

President & Chief Creative Officer
Disney Channels Worldwide

30.

John Landgraf

CEO
FX Networks & FX Productions

31.

Eric Shanks

CEO & Executive Producer
Fox Sports

Mark Silverman

President, National Networks
Fox Sports

32.

Jennifer Khoury

Chief Communications Officer
Comcast Corporation

D'Arcy Rudnay

Chief Communications Officer
Comcast Corporation

33.

David Granville-Smith

COO & CFO
A+E Networks

Peter Olsen

EVP, Ad Sales
A+E Networks

David Zagin

President, Distribution
A+E Networks

34.

Kevin Reilly

Chief Content Officer | President
HBO Max | TNT, TBS and truTV

35.

Rita Ferro

President, Disney Advertising Sales
Disney Advertising Sales

36.

Bill Stemper

President, Comcast Business
Comcast Cable

Steve Croney

EVP & CFO
Comcast Cable

Greg Rigdon

President, Content Acquisition
Comcast Cable

Kathy Zachem

EVP, Regulatory & State Legislative Affairs
Comcast Corporation

37.

John Pascarelli

EVP, Operations
Mediacom Communications

Mark Stephan

EVO, CFO
Mediacom Communications

Italia Commisso Weinand

EVP, Programming & HR
Mediacom Communications

38.

Marianne Gambelli

President, Advertising Sales
Fox Corporation

39.

Greg Butz

President, Connectivity Services & Consumer Experience
Comcast Cable

Charlie Herrin

EVP & Chief Product Officer
Comcast Cable

Sam Schwartz

Chief Business Development Officer
Comcast Cable

40.

Kim Kelleher

President, Advertising Sales and Partnerships
AMC Networks

Josh Reader

President, AMC Networks Distribution & Development
AMC Networks

Linda Schupack

President, Marketing, Entertainment Networks Group
AMC Networks

41.

Linda Yaccarino

Chairman, Advertising Sales & Client Partnerships
NBCUniversal

42.

Scott Mills

President
BET Networks

43.

Jessica Rodriguez

Chief Marketing Officer & President, Entertainment
Univision Communications

44.

Monica Gil

Chief Marketing Officer & EVP
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

45.

W. Erik Carlson

President & CEO
DISH

46.

Hakim Boubazine

President, Telecommunications & COO
Altice USA

47.

Noopur Davis

EVP & Chief Product and Information Security Officer
Comcast Cable

Marcien Jenckes

President, Advertising
Comcast Cable

Tony Werner

President, Technology, Product, Xperience
Comcast Cable

48.

Bruce Campbell

Chief Development, Distribution & Legal Officer
Discovery, Inc.

Peter Faricy

CEO, Global Direct-to-Consumer
Discovery, Inc.

49.

Barry Jossen

President, A+E Studios
A+E Networks

Rob Sharenow

President, Programming
A+E Networks

50.

Andy Albert

SVP, Content Acquisition
Cox Communications

Mark Greatrex

EVP, & Chief Marketing & Sales Officer
Cox Communications

51.

Christa D'Alimonte

EVP, General Counsel & Secretary
ViacomCBS

52.

Courteney Monroe

President
National Geographic Television Networks

53.

Chris McCarthy

President of Entertainment & Youth Brands Viacom Domestic Media Networks
ViacomCBS

Brian Robbins

President, Kids & Family Entertainment
ViacomCBS

54.

Savalle Sims

EVP and General Cousel
Discovery, Inc.

Gunnar Wiedenfels

CFO
Discovery, Inc.

55.

Melody Hildebrandt

EVP, Consumer Products & Engineering/Chief Information Security Officer
Fox Corporation

Claudia Teran

EVP & Corporate General Counsel | EVP & General Counsel
Fox Corporation | Fox Sports

56.

Eric Phillips

President, Affiliate Distribution
Discovery, Inc

Jon Steinlauf

Chief US Advertising Sales Officer
Discovery, Inc.

57.

Erin McIlvain

EVP, Distribution & Content Strategy
Crown Media Family Networks

Kristen Roberts

EVP, Pricing, Planning & Revenue Management
Crown Media Family Networks

Michelle Vicary

EVP Programming & Network Publicity
Crown Media Family Networks

58.

Eddie Edwards

President & CEO
CommScope

59.

Sofia Chang

President, Distribution
WarnerMedia

Rich Warren

President, Distribution
WarnerMedia

60.

Byron Allen

Founder, Chairman & CEO
Entertainment Studios/Allen Media Group

Janice Arouh

President, Cable Networks Distribution & Marketing
Entertainment Studios/Allen Media Group

61.

Henry Schleiff

Group President
Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, American Heroes Channel & Destination America

62.

Jennifer Caserta

Chief Transformation & People Officer
AMC Networks

63.

Rich Fickle

President & CEO
NCTC – National Cable Television Cooperative

Matthew Polka

President & CEO
ACA Connects – America’s Communications Association

Michael Powell

President & CEO
NCTA – The Internet & Television Association

64.

Nina L. Diaz

President, Content & Chief Creative Officer
ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks

65.

Peter Kiriacoulacos

EVP & Chief Procurement Officer
Comcast Cable

66.

Ray Carpenter

CFO
Xandr

67.

Jane Latman

President
HGTV

Howard Lee

President & General Manager
TLC

Allison Page

President
Magnolia Network

Courtney White

President
Food Network & Cooking Channel

68.

Gary Levine

Co-President, Entertainment
Showtime Networks

Jana Winograde

Co-President, Entertainment
Showtime Networks

69.

Nancy Kanter

EVP, Content & Creative Strategy
Disney Channels Worldwide

70.

Marc DeBevoise

Chief Digital Officer | President & CEO
ViacomCBS | ViacomCBS Digital

71.

Beau Ferrari

Chairman
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

72.

Henry Ahn

President, Distribution & Content Partnerships
Univision Communications

Steve Mandala

President, Advertising Sales & Marketing
Univision Communications

73.

Burke Magnus

EVP, Programming, Acquisitions & Scheduling
ESPN

Connor Schell

EVP, Content
ESPN

74.

Carolyn Bernstein

EVP, Global Scripted Content & Documentary Films
National Geographic

Geoff Daniels

EVP, Global Unscripted Entertainment
National Geographic

75.

Tom Ryan

CEO & Co-Founder
Pluto TV

76.

Justin Connolly

President, Media Distribution
ESPN

77.

David Preschlack

President | EVP, Content Strategy
NBC Sports Regional Networks | NBC Sports Group Platform & Content Strategy

78.

Jon Steinberg

President Altice News & Advertising
Altice USA

79.

Steven J. Simmons

Chairman
RCN/Grande/WAVE

80.

Teresa Elder

President
WOW!

81.

Tina Perry

President
OWN

82.

Stephanie McMahon

Chief Brand Officer
WWE

83.

Dave Clark

GM
FreeWheel, A Comcast Company

84.

Lee Schroeder

EVP, Government & Community Affairs & Chief Diversity Officer
Altice USA

85.

Farhad Massoudi

CEO
Tubi

86.

Mark Dzuban

President & CEO
SCTE-ISBE

Jana Henthorn

President & CEO
The Cable Center

Vicki Lins

President & CEO
CTAM

Shuanise Washington

President & CEO
NAMIC, Inc.

Pamela Williams

Executive Director
C2HR

87.

Kevin Bennett

General Manager | Group EVP, Programming
Investigation Discovery & American Heroes Channel | ID, Travel Channel, AHC and Destination America

Alex Wellen

Global President & General Manager
MotorTrend Group

88.

Rob Kennedy

Co-CEO
C-SPAN

Susan Swain

Co-CEO
C-SPAN

89.

Ken Solomon

CEO
Tennis Channel

90.

David Apostolico

SVP, Platform Expansion & Distribution
QVC & HSN

Jodi Teitelman

VP, US Affiliate Distribution
QVC & HSN

91.

Tom O’Brien

President
The Weather Group

Nora Zimmett

Chief Content Officer, EVP
The Weather Channel

92.

Clint Stinchcomb

President & CEO
CuriosityStream

93.

Karen Leever

President, US Digital Products & Marketing
Discovery, Inc.

Tyler Whitworth

SVP & GM, Direct-to-Consumer
Discovery, Inc.

94.

Nicolle Pangis

CEO
Ampersand

95.

Leonard Asper

President & CEO
Anthem Sports & Entertainment

96.

Tanya Giles

GM & Head of Content Strategy and Programming
ViacomCBS Entertainment & Youth Group

97.

Dale Hopkins

CEO
iNDEMAND

98.

Michelle Rice

GM
TV One and CLEO TV

99.

Fahri Diner

CEO & Co-Founder
Plume

Bill Routt

COO & President
MOBITV

Dave Shull

Senior Adviser
TiVo

100.

David Cerullo

President & CEO
INSP

Michael Fletcher

CEO
RIDE TV

Liz Janneman

EVP, Network Strategy
Ovation TV

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2016

2015

2014

Questions:

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301.354.1851

Kate Schaeffer
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301.354.2303

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301.354.2010

Editorial
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301.354.1760

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