2020 NEXT Honorees

TVB’s NEXT program, underwritten by WideOrbit, gives the next generation of media leaders access to today’s thought leaders, insights into industry innovation, a leg up on career advancement and a voice in the bigger discussion.

Media Buying Winner

Honoree Catherine Long, Partner, Broadcast Account Manager, Local Investment
Organization GroupM
“TV stations’ local information is even more important now because of health and economic concerns, which translate to local behaviour and spending habits… The increased focus on localism will continue for some time.”

Media Selling Winner

Honoree Annia Chinique-Kates, Local Sales Director
Organization NBCU and Telemundo
“The pandemic has served as a teaching moment in history and will only solidify the need for local TV across all platforms in the coming years.”