Alliance for Women in Media Announces 2012 Board of Directors

April 6, 2012


McLean, VA - Apr 5, 2012 - The Alliance for Women in Media (AWM) announced its 2012 national board of directors, which was installed in Washington in conjunction with the AWM board meeting and Symposium on Diversity. Valerie K. Blackburn, general manager - KFWB-AM/FM asset trust and market controller - CBS Radio Los Angeles, will continue to serve as the national chair.

Serving as vice chair of the AWM is Kay Olin, president, Local Focus Radio, Atlanta, GA. The treasurer is Kristen Welch, senior vice president, global content operations, Discovery Communications, Silver Spring, MD; and the treasurer-elect is Sarah Foss, CEO, Lift Industries, in Richmond, VA.

The directors at large:
◊ Christina Anderson, vice president of online strategy, National Cable and Telecommunications Association, Washington
◊ Michelle Duke, vice president, diversity and development, NAB Education Foundation, Washington
◊ Cyndee Everman, vice president of operational support systems, Time Warner Cable, Charlotte, NC
◊ Erin M. Fuller, CAE, president, Alliance for Women in Media, McLean, VA
◊ Carol Grothem, vice president /associate director media negotiations, Compass Point Media, Minneapolis
◊ Carol Hanley, chief sales officer, Arbitron, Chicago
◊ Jonelle Henry, associate producer, C-SPAN, Washington
◊ Laurie Kahn, president and founder, Media Staffing Network, Scottsdale, AZ
◊ Bridget Leininger, director of public relations, CNN, Atlanta
◊ Janet Noll, national sales director, RFD-TV National Cable Television Network, Omaha
◊ Bonnie Press, media consultant, New York
◊ Deborah J. Salons, attorney, Washington
◊ Sylvia Strobel, (immediate past chair), executive director, Alliance for Community Media, McLean, VA
◊ Keisha Sutton-James, vice president, ICBC Broadcast Holdings, New York
◊ Christine Travaglini, president, Christal Radio, New York
◊ Nicol Turner-Lee, president and CEO, NAMIC, New York



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