Alliance For Women In Media Names 2014 Board
January 28, 2014 at 12:19 PM (PT)
The ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA (AWM) has announced its 2014 National Board of Directors. The new Board convened on JANUARY 24th in WASHINGTON for its first meeting.
OLIN AND ASSOCIATES' KAY OLIN remains National Chair. DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS' KRISTEN WELCH is Chairâ€Elect, YANGAROO's SARAH FOSS is Treasurer, CUMULUS Rock KQRS/MINNEAPOLIS LSM CAROL GROTHEM is Treasurerâ€Elect, and CBS RADIO LOS ANGELES Market Controller and KFWB ASSET TRUST News-Talk KFWB-A/LOS ANGELES GM VALERIE BLACKBURN is serving as Past Chair.
Directors at Large include OGILVY AND MATHER's KARLA BALLARD; NBCUNIVERSAL's LORI CONKLING; CBS' NANCY GILES; SIRIUSXM's SANDY GIRARD; consultant CAROL HANLEY; CROWN MEDIA FAMILY NETWORKS' ANNIE HOWELL; BRIGHT HOUSE NETWORKS' KIMBERLY MAKI; the OHIO ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS' CHRISTINE MERRITT; RADIO INK's DEBORAH PARENTI; CNN's RONI SELIG; INNER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.'s KEISHA SUTTONâ€JAMES; and CHRISTAL RADIO/KRG PARTNERSHIPS' CHRISTINE TRAVAGLINI.
OLIN said, “The ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA has assembled a Board of accomplished women representing all facets of the media industry. I am excited to work with this talented group of media professionals to promote industry-wide collaboration, education and innovation.”
Interim CEO SYLVIA STROBEL said, “AWM appreciates the dedication and expertise of our Board of Directors. Their leadership, influence and vision are critical to AWM continuing to advance women working in all forms of media.”