Women of WICT

19 Apr

Our April Woman of WICT: Chelsea Badeau

Meet Chelsea! Senior Director, Cross-Platform Editorial Production at Comcast What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Chelsea:  I manage a cross-functional editorial production team that works 24/7 to ensure our content aligns with stakeholder priorities and drives engagement, further enhancing relationships with our customers across all of our platforms (online, on TV and on our app). One of the biggest challenges is making sure the tools we need...

14 Mar

Our March Woman of WICT: Amy Bennett

Meet Amy! Senior US Distribution Manager at QVC What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Amy:  I work in the US Affiliate Distribution department at QVC.    My department is responsible for expanding QVC distribution for our linear channels; QVC, QVC2 and BeautyiQ.  I am thankful for the opportunity to represent quality channels that continue to evolve and grow with the...

14 Feb

Our February Woman of WICT: Laura Lee

Meet Laura! VP of Quality Operations & Performance Excellence at Comcast What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Laura:  I work for Comcast as the VP of  Quality Operations and Performance Excellence (QOPE) for National  Technical Operations.  I love that we deliver changes that directly impact our customers and technicians.  Time and change are my biggest challenges.  In today’s industry, we must be...

29 Jan

Our January Woman of WICT: Melinda Yablonski

Meet Melinda! Sr. Program Manager with the College for Technologists in Comcast University What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Melinda:  I’m a Sr. Program Manager with the College for Technologists in Comcast University. The College for Technologists focuses on delivering technical training to our engineering population across Comcast, and for T+P specifically. There is always something new to work on, like designing a conference or an onboarding experience for...

21 Dec

Our December Woman of WICT: Mia Beasley-Bonds

Meet Mia Beasley-Bonds – Senior Manager, Program Management at Comcast What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Mia: I am a Senior Manager, Program Management in TXV Engineering at Comcast.  What I love most about my job is that I get to work on products that millions of our customers enjoy.  I’ve been with Comcast for more than ten years and it is nice to be able to show my family and...

21 Dec

Our November Woman of WICT: Pam Nobles

Meet Pam Nobles – Consultant What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Pam: From an early age, I had a desire to be an artist.  Not long after completing my Bachelor’s in Fine Art I began working as a cable system drafter and designer. This experience steered me to pursuing a degree in engineering, and I began teaching others the basics of cable system design.  Because I was just learning the technology,...

21 Oct

Our October Woman of WICT: Mary Campbell

Meet Mary Campbell – EVP of Commerce Platforms at QVC What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? As EVP of Commerce Platforms at QVC, I am responsible for leveraging the unique capabilities of TV, web, mobile, tablet and social – while delivering the QVC brand experience across all platforms to drive customer engagement and sales. At QVC, we have made investments that allow us to be flexible and nimble and to keep...

15 Sep

Our September Woman of WICT: Melissa Merriman

Meet Melissa Merriman, Account Executive at Cisco What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? I work on the Cisco Cloud and Platforms sales team supporting Comcast.  In my role I align Cisco’s portfolio of products and services, business units,  corporate resources, and industry partners to Comcast business initiatives to drive  industry solutions in the areas of cloud services, IP video, and IOT. I’m a natural communicator and outgoing by nature so I enjoy...

23 Aug

Our August Woman of WICT: Amanda Miller

Meet Amanda Miller Global Risk Principal, Comcast What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? I am part of the Comcast Assurance and Advisory Team (CAAT) and oversee the Global Risk program, Corporate business unit audits and the data team.  I love that I get to meet new people every day and learn the intricacies of various parts of the business.  We operate on a quarterly cadence and perform various audits and projects...

26 Jul

Our July Woman of WICT: Tracy Brown

Meet Tracy Brown, Global Service Provider Field Marketing Director at Cisco What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Tracy: At Cisco, I lead the Global Service Provider Regional Field Marketing team.  This is a newly-created position as Cisco integrated the Global Service Provider sales team into one global segment two years ago. I love building new teams, and this position allowed me to expand my responsibilities from supporting the Americas to creating the marketing strategy...

13 Jul

Our June Woman of WICT: Lisa Vetere

Meet Lisa Vetere, Senior Manager, Procurement at Comcast What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Lisa: I am on the finance side of the Procurement team and support both Comcast and NBCU.  Throughout my career at Comcast, I have had traditional finance roles at Headquarters, Division and in the Region.  Procurement Finance is totally different from other finance roles, I am forecasting vendor spend, creating financial models and tracking savings across Procurement. ...

18 May

Our May Woman of WICT: Audrey Morrison

Audrey Morrison – Senior Editor, Lifestyle What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Audrey: I scour the internet and work with content providers to program the best cross-platform lifestyle experience for XFINITY. I’m always learning something new that I can share with our audience. Whether it’s the most efficient way to fold a t-shirt or which foods to eat to live to 100, the life lessons I’ve collected over the years always come in...

25 Apr

Our April Woman of WICT: Jennifer Ackerman

  Meet Jen Ackerman, Associate Director of UX Research at Comcast What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Jen: I’m a people researcher and manager of other researchers. It’s so interesting to observe how customers use our products, to learn about their lives, needs, and how they use TV to entertain themselves and their families. It can be challenging to work on projects with large teams and so many stakeholders, but...