Cable World Magazine has put out its annual list of the 50 Most Influential Minorities in Cable…
Rita Tuzon, the Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, and General Counsel of Fox Cable Networks was the highest ranking person associated with cable news coming in 34th.
Pull out the football metaphors for Tuzon, quarterback of Fox’s legal strategies. They are especially appropriate this second half of 2007. She’s already helped complete a big first down on the linear channel playing field, with the launch of The Big Ten Network despite distribution resistance from some key MSOs. Now it’s on to the next marker: next month’s premiere of Fox Business Channel.
Doug Holloway, the President of Cable Investments for NBC Universal Cable ranked 40th.
Where would a NAMIC conference or Diversity Week be without Holloway’s presence on a panel or behind the scenes? That’s just some of the work this NBC Universal vet does to promote diversity in cable, when he’s not helping steer the course of channels NBC holds equity positions in, such as A&E and Shop NBC/ValueVision.
Cable World went on to add another 50…