Women in Cable Telecommunications Announces 2014 Touchstone Partners

  Women in Cable Telecommunications Announces 2014 Touchstone Partners

Comcast|NBCUniversal, Time Warner Cable, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and
      Suddenlink Communications Return as Strategic Touchstone Partners

Business Wire

WASHINGTON -- February 18, 2014

Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) today announced its 2014 Touchstone
Partners.

WICT's Strategic Touchstone Partners, a select group of leading corporations
within the cable industry, demonstrate their commitment to gender diversity
through this top level of year-round support of WICT's professional
development programs, research projects and advocacy initiatives. This year's
partners include Comcast|NBCUniversal, Time Warner Cable, Turner Broadcasting
System, Inc. and Suddenlink Communications.

WICT's Catalyst Touchstone Partners provide an essential show of support and
help ensure WICT is better able to deliver on its mission of creating women
leaders who transform our industry. These distinguished companies include
Accenture, AMC Networks, ARRIS, Bright House Networks, Cox Communications,
Disney and ESPN Media Networks, Scripps Networks Interactive and Viacom Media
Networks/EPIX.

WICT initiatives are also made possible through the support of this year's
Inspire Touchstone Partners, which include Cable ONE, Cisco, Discovery
Communications, HBO and Neustar, Inc.

In addition, grants from The Walter Kaitz Foundation will support various
gender diversity initiatives and educational scholarships at WICT programs.
The Walter Kaitz Foundation is a key advocate of diversity and inclusion and a
valued Industry Partner of WICT.

"WICT has thrived because of the support of the industry and the generosity of
our sponsors," said Maria E. Brennan, CAE, WICT President & CEO. "By investing
in WICT, our supporters demonstrate their commitment to developing women
leaders and supporting diversity and inclusion at every level."

Added WICT's Vice President of Business Development, Lesa Faris, "The
exceptional support from Touchstone Partners and their continued engagement
with WICT is highly valued. These leading organizations allow us to continue
our important mission of developing women leaders who transform our industry.
In return, our partners receive maximum exposure among WICT's 10,000 members
and 20 domestic and international chapters."

About WICT

For thirty-five years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered
with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide professional development
programs, research and services that help advance women in cable media. With
nearly 10,000 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association
serving women in the cable and telecommunications industry.
Comcast|NBCUniversal, Time Warner Cable, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and
Suddenlink Communications are WICT's Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please
visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.

Contact:

Women in Cable Telecommunications
Talton Gibson, 202-827-4782
tgibson@wict.org
 
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