CELEBRATING LEADING VISIONARIES IN THE TV INDUSTRY

You can now nominate for 2024! 

Congratulations to our class of '23 

The awards program is supported by Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News and showcases the pioneering people that are pushing the boundaries of innovation in the industry. 

From OTT, cross-platform and new metrics, to big data, digital disruption and economic challenges - the development and delivery of content is transforming like never before. Who’s at the forefront of this revolution in the industry? A special group of creative, imaginative, tech-savvy, visionaries with new perspectives and game-changing ideas.

Thank you to our honorees and hosts for making this one a year to remember. 

2023 Hosts

2023 Honorees

Cristina Arango
Cristina Arango
VP, Head of Business Development
Fubo

Katie Beltz-Long
Katie Beltz-Long
VP, Head of U.S. Demand Sales
Beachfront

Melanie Brown
Melanie Brown
Vice President, Advanced TV
Tubi

Amber Callahan
Amber Callahan
HONOREE
AMC Networks

Lori Cassorla
Lori Cassorla
SVP, Group Media Director, Investments
Mediahub

Karen Chan
Karen Chan
Group Director, Investment Innovation
GroupM

Michael Chioditti
Michael Chioditti
Vice President of Strategy and Business Development
Endeavor Streaming

Christina Chung
Christina Chung
VP Business Operations
Estrella Media

Shawn Donilon
Shawn Donilon
Executive Vice President, Government Relations
National Association of Broadcasters

Matthew Duarte
Matthew Duarte
Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
YES Network

David Dworin
David Dworin
Chief Product Officer
FreeWheel

Matt Farina
Matt Farina
SVP, Content Distribution
NBCUniversal

Laura Florence
Laura Florence
SVP, Global FAST Channels
Fremantle

Meredith Garofalo
Meredith Garofalo
Freelance Meteorologist & Space/Science Correspondent
Spectrum News NY1

Katie Gray
Katie Gray
Director, Content Fulfillment & Vendor Management
A+E Networks

Courtney Huber
Courtney Huber
VP, Partnership Marketing
Hallmark Media

Marielle Kaar
Marielle Kaar
Director, Preschool Production & Development
Nickelodeon

Andrew Kaplan
Andrew Kaplan
Research Director
New York Interconnect

Robert Kelly
Robert Kelly
Senior Director, Marketing
Ampersand

Ryan Kristafer
Ryan Kristafer
Entertainment Anchor / Reporter
FOX 5 NY

Dan Lanzano
Dan Lanzano
Vice President, Advertising Sales
Warner Bros. Discovery

Deon LeCointe
Deon LeCointe
Director, Networked Solutions
Sony Imaging and Professional Solutions - Americas

Abigail Neugebauer
Abigail Neugebauer
Senior Director of Content, Magnolia Network
Warner Bros. Discovery

Molly O'Connor
Molly O'Connor
VP Business Planning & Strategy
Warner Bros. Discovery

Andy Oh
Andy Oh
Principal, Sports Partnerships
Amazon

Matt Olson
Matt Olson
Sports Media Agent
Creative Artists Agency

Marc Paskin
Marc Paskin
Agent
UTA

Denise Peluso
Denise Peluso
VP, Research & Insights
BBC Studios

Jackie Perez
Jackie Perez
Director, Business Development
Spectrum Reach

Kendra Prasad
Kendra Prasad
VP of Acquisition
The Farmer's Dog

Cosmina Schulman
Cosmina Schulman
Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
NESN

Travis Scoles
Travis Scoles
SVP Advanced Advertising
Paramount Advertising

Jenna Silver
Jenna Silver
SVP, Industry Marketing, U.S. Advertising Sales
TelevisaUnivision

Josh Sims
Josh Sims
FOX NASCAR Studio Host & Reporter
Fox Sports

Thomas Staples
Thomas Staples
Master Control Operator
Cheddar News

Lindsay Stewart
Lindsay Stewart
Vice President, FAST & AVOD Revenue Strategy
AMC Networks

Adam Verdugo
Adam Verdugo
Executive Producer, “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell”
CBS News

Brian Weiss
Brian Weiss
Vice President, Entertainment Programming and Multicast Networks
TEGNA

Patrick West
Patrick West
Senior Manager - Sales
Amagi

Travis Winkler
Travis Winkler
General Manager of Video & Audio
Bloomberg Media

2023 Table Sponsors

We asked our class of '23 how it felt to be nominated for NYC TV Week's 40 under 40. Click the video below to watch!