Alliance For Women Elects Kay Olin As Chair
The Alliance for Women in Media announced Local Focus Radio President Kay Olin has been elected National Chair. Olin said, “The Alliance for Women in Media has an ambitious agenda ahead of us. 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 Kristen Welch, Senior Vice President of Global Content and Long Range Strategic Planning, Discovery Communications, Inc., Silver Spring, MD. The Treasurer is Sarah Foss, Executive Vice President, Sales & Client Services, Encompass Digital Media, New York, NY; the Treasurer-Elect is Carol Grothem from Minneapolis, MN and Past Chair is Valerie Blackburn, Market Controller for CBS Radio/General Manager for KFWB Asset Trust in Los Angeles, CA.
Serving as Directors at Large: Christina Anderson from Silver Spring, MD; Lori Conkling, Executive Vice President, Distribution, A+E Networks, New York, NY; Cyndee Everman, Vice President, DW/BI, Care and Marketing Tools, Time Warner Cable, Charlotte, NC; Nancy Giles, Contributor, CBS Broadcasting, Inc., New York, NY; Sandy Girard, Vice President, Brand Management and Development, SiriusXM Radio, New York, NY; Carol Hanley, Chief Sales Officer, Arbitron Inc., Chicago, IL; Annie Howell, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications and Media Relations, Crown Media Family Networks, New York, NY; Kimberly Maki, Vice President, Corporate Communications and Web Strategies, Bright House Networks, Orlando, FL; Janet Noll, National Sales Director, Rural Media Group - RFD-TV & Rural TV, Omaha, NE; Deborah Parenti, Executive Vice President of Radio, Radio Ink, New York, NY; Roni Selig, Senior Executive Producer/Director, Health, Wellness and Medical Unit, CNN, New York, NY; Keisha Sutton-James, Vice President, Inner City Broadcasting Corporation, New York, NY; Christine Travaglini, President, Christal Radio, New York, NY; and Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, President and Chief Executive Officer, NAMIC, Inc., New York, NY.