Reimagined for an exciting virtual experience, the Multichannel News Wonder Women Awards takes on a new format that continues to recognize the achievements and importance of women in leadership roles. As we navigate a year of change in areas unexpected and some long overdue, Wonder Women will feature insiring acceptance speeches, special guests and a series of panel discussions where our 2020 Wonder Women share how they are taking action on the issues impacting our industry, insights into their careers and sharing advice to support the next generation. 

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. EDT

DISCUSSION 1

In this discussion you’ll hear from three of our distinguished Wonder Women on how they have evolved during the different stages of their career. Viewers will walk away with a glimpse of where we as an industry are headed and how media, entertainment and technology are ever evolving and why it’s best to always stay informed.

Dianna Russini

Moderator:

Dianna Russini
Reporter/Host
ESPN

Nancy Daniels

Nancy Daniels
Chief Brand Officer, Discovery & Factual
Discovery Channel and Science Channel

Tina Perry

Tina Perry
President
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

Stephanie Plasse

Stephanie Plasse
SVP & Deputy General Counsel
A+E Networks

DISCUSSION 2

In this discussion you’ll hear from three of our distinguished Wonder Women who will share how they have navigated the corporate structure and what it means to be a Wonder Woman today. Viewers will also hear how these powerhouse executives are implementing change in the corporate landscape as they address COVID-19, Black Lives Matter and ensuring everyone has a seat (and VOICE) at the table

Brittany Johnson

Moderator:

Brittany Johnson
Podcast Village
On-Air Host & Senior Executive Producer

Samantha Cooper

Samantha Cooper
Executive Vice President of Global Content Licensing
ViacomCBS

Georgia Juvelis

Georgia Juvelis
Executive Vice President & Co-Head, Corporate Communications
AMC Networks

Jeanine Liburd

Jeanine Liburd
Chief Social Impact and Communications Officer
BET Networks

DISCUSSION 3

In this discussion you’ll hear from four of our distinguished Wonder Women who will share their corporate experiences and how each experience has brought them to where they are today. Hear how being yourself and trusting your voice can propel you forward in any environment.

Angie Goff

Angie Goff 
Anchor and Reporter 
WTTG FOX 5 DC

Friday Abernethy

Friday Abernethy
Senior Vice President, Content Distribution
Univision

Rosalyn Durant

Rosalyn Durant
Senior Vice President
ESPN/Disney

Mónica Gil

Mónica Gil
EVP, Chief Administrative & Marketing Officer
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises