Cable Center Names Cable Hall of Fame Class of 2023

Cable Hall of Fame Class of 2023

Hosts Celebration in New York City on April 27, 2023

December 14, 2022

DENVER – The Cable Center will honor six leaders in the world of media and entertainment at the 26th annual Cable Hall of Fame celebration, a red-carpet event at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City on April 27, 2023.

The 2023 honorees, selected for their groundbreaking innovation and entrepreneurship in the connectivity, content, and media industry, are:

  • Tom Adams – Former Executive Vice President, Field Operations, Charter Communications, Inc.
  • Italia Commisso Weinand – Executive Vice President, Programming and Human Resources, Mediacom Communications Corporation
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm – HBO
  • Doug Holloway – President, Homewood Media
  • Julie Laulis – Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cable One, Inc.
  • Wonya Lucas – President and Chief Executive Officer, Hallmark Media

Since 1998, 153 luminaries have been inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame.

“The members of our 2023 Cable Hall of Fame class reflect all cornerstones of our industry and are true trailblazers in their field. Their dedication and hard work have helped to shape and grow our industry,” said Michael Willner, president and CEO of Penthera Partners and chairman of The Cable Center’s Board of Directors. “I am looking forward to gathering with our industry friends again this April to welcome them to the Cable Hall of Fame.”

“This year’s Cable Hall of Fame inductees are some of the ‘best of the best,’ and we are thrilled to honor them at our celebration at the Ziegfeld Ballroom this April,” said Diane Christman, president and CEO, The Cable Center.

The 26th annual Cable Hall of Fame will be held at the Ziegfeld Ballroom on April 27, 2023.

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About The Cable Center

The Cable Center is an educational nonprofit that empowers organizations, leaders, and teams to advance innovation and shape what’s next. Through our Intrapreneurship Academy, we enable companies to develop their people and drive business growth through intrapreneurship. Our programs, expertise, and opportunity instill the leadership of our industry’s original innovators to empower a new generation of bold leaders. Based in Denver, Colorado, The Cable Center is also the home of the Cable Hall of Fame, recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions to the industry’s progress; and the Barco Library, the world’s largest collection of cable-related information and resources.

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About The Cable Hall of Fame Celebration

The industry’s best networking event, the Cable Hall of Fame honors leaders in connectivity, content, and media who have made a lasting contribution to the advancement of the industry. The official Cable Hall of Fame hashtag is #CableHOF.

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