“As glass ceilings give way to opportunities for women, local TV’s next generation of women leaders must be success-ready.”– Abby Auerbach, EVP, Chief Communications Officer, TVB and Executive Director, NEXT Women
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Founded in 2020, TVB’s NEXT Women program helps identify, prepare and advocate for women in the local broadcast television industry as they aspire to leadership roles. Members of NEXT Women include professionals from TV stations, broadcast groups, sales rep firms, media agencies, media research and ad tech companies.
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Coffee With Karolyne Sprague | October 27, 2023, 11:00am-11:20am (ET) | Register
Speaker: Karolyne Sprague, Senior Vice President, Investment, Havas Media
Moderator: Abby Auerbach, CCO, TVB and Executive Director, NEXT Women
Grab a cup of coffee and virtually join Abby Auerbach, Executive Director, NEXT Women, for a 20-minute conversation with Karolyne Sprague, Senior Vice President, Investment, Havas Media. Abby and Karolyne will discuss career development, DEI initiatives, mentorship, and share leadership insights with NEXT women.
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NEXT Women Industry News
- Opinion: Women in Journalism Pass Another MilestoneOn Sept. 17, another milestone will be passed for women journalists. Kristen Welker is set to become the 13th moderator of “Meet the Press,” the longest-running show on American television. For the first time, every Sunday public affairs program will be moderated or co-moderated by a woman as Welker joins Dana Bash, Shannon Bream, Margaret Brennan, Jen Psaki, and Martha Raddatz at the helms for their respective networks.
- Broadcasters Foundation Debuts ‘Sips & Tips’ to Give Young Professionals Opportunity To Participate In Celebrity Golf Tournament The Broadcasters Foundation of America has created Sips & Tips, the second event in its campaign to give young professionals networking access to top-level broadcast industry managers and executives.
- CBS Names Kim Voet GM of WFOR-WBFS MiamiKim Voet was named president and general manager for CBS News and Stations’ local businesses in Miami. Voet joins CBS after spending 26 years at Graham Media Group-owned WDIV Detroit, where she had been news director since 2011.
- Mitzi Coleman Named GM of WTRF WheelingNexstar-owned CBS affiliate WTRF Wheeling, W.Va.-Steubenville, Ohio (DMA 163), appointed Mitzi Coleman as vice president and general manager of its broadcast and digital operations.
- Tubi Hires Vimeo Head Anjali Sud as New CEOFox’s streaming service Tubi has hired Anjali Sud as its CEO, effective September 1. Sud has been the CEO of Vimeo and will succeed Tubi founder Farhad Massoudi as CEO.