Michelle Strong is Senior Vice President, Distribution for A+E Networks. In this role Michelle co-leads the Distribution Sales team which is responsible for securing distribution and revenue for A+E Networks.
Michelle has worked for some of the top brands in the industry. Her tenure includes four years in Distribution with Disney and ESPN Media Networks, six years with BET in Affiliate Sales and Marketing and four years with Comcast in Local Ad Sales.
Michelle has a B.A. in Communications from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA Tech) and an MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.
Passionate about continued education and leadership development, Michelle is a graduate of the NAMIC Executive Leadership Development Program (Class II); CTAM U and the nationally recognized Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Program.
Michelle was a recipient of the NAMIC Luminary Award in 2010. She has been listed multiple years in CableFax's Most Influential Minorities in Cable. Michelle also sits on the NAMIC National board.
Michelle, husband Richard and children Elle and Jasmine reside in New York.