AWRT Announces 2010 Board of Directors

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AWRT Announces 2010 Board of Directors

Mar 8, 2010 2:57 PM

McLean, VA - March 5, 2010 - American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) has announced its 2010 national board of directors. The 2010 AWRT board was installed in conjunction with the AWRT Women's Media Forum. Sylvia Strobel, a partner with Lehmann Strobel in Hershey, PA, will serve as the national chair.

Serving as vice chair of AWRT is Valerie Blackburn, market controller, CBS Radio, Los Angeles, CA. The treasurer is Elizabeth Hammond, vice president and general counsel, Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Dallas, TX; and the treasurer-elect is Kristen Welch, CFO, Discovery Channel, Silver Spring, MD.

The following individuals will serve as directors at large:
Christina Anderson, senior director of Web strategy, National Cable and Telecommunications Association, Washington, DC
Mary Bennett (immediate past chair), president, Bennett Consulting Services, Detroit, MI
Lauren Darr, president, LOI International, Mason, OH
Bill Diaz, local sales manager, My TV Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
Lisa Dollinger, chief communications officer, Clear Channel Communications, San Antonio, TX
Michelle Duke, VP, diversity and development, NAB Education Foundation, Washington, DC
Sarah Foss, CEO, VCI Solutions, Springfield, MA
Carol Grothem, vice president/broadcast manager, Campbell Mithun/Compass Point Media, Minneapolis, MN
Corny Koehl, senior producer and director of program development, Harpo Radio, Chicago, IL
Christine McLaughlin, counsel, Venable, Washington, DC
Kay Olin, president, Local Focus Radio, Atlanta, GA
Bonnie Press, executive vice president, Katz Media Group, New York, NY
Heidi Raphael, vice president of corporate communications, Greater Media, Boston, MA
Carolyn Stidham, awards manager, CNN, Atlanta, GA
Jennifer Zeidman Bloch, senior manager of broadcast media, Google, New York

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