We asked some of last year’s Faxie winners to share the biggest professional lesson they learned as a result of the pandemic. Here’s what they had to say. (You can join this group of professionals, by the way, by entering this year’s Faxies awards here. Deadline is Friday, March 26th.)

David Bowler
Sr. Director Advanced Engineering
CommScope
FAXIES 2020 Engineer of the Year

“The pandemic impacts us all in different ways, but it also brings to the forefront the extraordinary adaptability and compassion that we possess. From this, I have learned that the strongest teams are the ones that best support each other through challenge and adversity.”

Jayar Donlan
EVP
WWE
FAXIES 2020 Digital Executive of the Year

“The pandemic has shown the importance of being nimble and keeping fans at the center of everything we do. From accelerating content creation across platforms to creating a best-in-class virtual fan experience, WWE has driven the fan experience to new heights during the pandemic despite the persistent challenges”

Holly Henderson
VP, Distribution
Crown Media Family Networks
FAXIES 2020 Sales Executive of the Year

“The pandemic has reinforced the importance of personal connections. Making time to connect with colleagues, clients, family and friends has enriched numerous relationships. Take advantage of impromptu phone calls, virtual cocktail hours and text chats when you can.”

Angel Stokes
Sr. Dir., Digital Marketing
Mediacom
FAXIES 2020 Digital Team of the Year

“Doing business during the pandemic reinforced how much we needed to stay nimble and flexible. The digital team, like every team at Mediacom, quickly set up offsite, moved to virtual check-ins and made sure that we were still able to provide our customers access to products they needed online. We quickly saw that we could be as, if not more, productive off site and that propelled us to stay focused and connected

Enter the 2021 Faxies here.

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Legislators Call For More NTIA Leadership

Reps Frank Pallone (D-NJ), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Mike Doyle (D-PA) and Bob Latta (R-OH) wrote to the NTIA Monday urging it to further embrace its role as the manager of federal spectrum use.

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