AWM Sets Board Of Directors
January 17, 2013 at 1:37 PM (PT)
The ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA (AWM) has announce its 2013 National Board of Directors. LOCAL FOCUS RADIO Pres. KAY OLIN will serve as the National Chair when the 2013 Board convenes on JANUARY 25th at the NATIONAL PRESS CLUB in WASHINGTON, DC, for its first Board meeting and then will participate in judging the 2013 GRACIE AWARDS on JANUARY 26th-27th.
"The ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA has an ambitious agenda ahead of us," OLIN said. "From our SYMPOSIUM SERIES to the GRACIE AWARDS, which will be hosted on both coasts for the first time, AWM is actively engaging, recognizing and promoting women in media. I am excited to work with such a talented and committed group of media professionals to accomplish our goals this year."
Serving as Chair-Elect of AWM is DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS SVP/Global Content and Long Range Strategic Planning Kristen Welch. The Treasurer is ENCOMPASS DIGITAL MEDIA EVP/Sales & Client Services SARAH FOSS..
The following individuals will serve as Directors at Large: CHRISTINA ANDERSON; A+E NETWORKS EVP/Distribution LORI CONKLING; TIME WARNER CABLE VP/DW/BI, Care and Marketing Tools CYNDEE EVERMAN; CBS BROADCASTING Contributor NANCY GILES; SIRIUSXM VP/Brand Management and Development SANDY GIRARD; ARBITRON Chief Sales Officer CAROL HANLEY; CROWN MEDIA FAMILY NETWORKS EVP/Corporate Communications and Media Relations ANNIE HOWELL; BRIGHT HOUSE NETWORKS VP/Corporate Communications and Web Strategies KIMBERLY MAKI; RURAL MEDIA GROUP National Sales Dir. JANET NOLL; RADIO INK EVP/Radio DEBORAH PARENTI; CNN SR. Exec. Producer/Dir. Health, Wellness and Medical Unit RONI SELIG; INNER CITY BROADCASTING VP KEISHA SUTTON-JAMES; CHRISTAL RADIO Pres. CHRISTINE TRAVAGLINI; and NAMIC, INC. Pres./CEO DR. NICOL TURNER-LEE.
"I believe the nominating committee and our membership selected the best possible group of talented, accomplished and smart women to help lead our organization into the future," AWM Pres. ERIN M. FULLER said. "Their leadership is critical to AWM continuing to empower career development, engage in thought leadership and drive positive change for our industry and societal progress."