Women in Cable Telecommunications Announces E! News’ Catt Sadler to Host WICT Signature Luncheon; And Names E! and Esquire’s Jennifer Neal the Honorary Chair

January 6 Luncheon Part of CES®

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) today announced “E! News”
co-host Catt Sadler will host the WICT Signature Luncheon, taking
place on Friday, January 6 as part of CES® 2017. WICT also
announced that Jen Neal, Executive Vice President, Marketing for
E! Entertainment and Esquire Network, will serve as the luncheon’s
Honorary Chair.

The WICT Signature Luncheon will make its CES® debut at the
ARIA Hotel in Las Vegas, which is home to the C Space exhibit program,
which focuses on the advertising, content, entertainment and marketing
communities. Sadler will host the luncheon and moderate an engaging and
inspiring Power Panel of Diversity Champions. Comcast NBCUniversal
serves as the Premier Sponsor of the luncheon, Accenture and Neustar
serve as Champion Sponsors, and the Walter Kaitz Foundation serves
as the Industry Partner.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Catt and Jen to our Signature Luncheon
program. Alongside some of the country’s foremost diversity champions,
their participation in our CES debut is sure to be both memorable and
eye-opening,” said Maria E. Brennan, CAE, WICT President &
CEO. “We’re equally excited that new and repeat WICT supporters will
join us at the luncheon en masse to support our message of diversity and

About Catt Sadler

Catt Sadler serves as a co-host for “E! News,” the leader in innovative
entertainment and pop culture content creation, committed to delivering
custom content across all platforms at any time. Catt is also a regular
panelist on one of E! News’ most popular digital series, “Live From
E!,” hosts a number of E! specials and can be seen conducting interviews
at numerous red carpet events. Sadler is an Emmy-winning journalist who
was named by the Los Angeles Times as One of the Top 10 Next
Broadcasters of Our Generation. Sadler focuses the majority of her
charitable efforts on the Women Like Us Foundation, which was founded by
Catt’s mother. Catt serves as International Spokesperson for the
organization. Women Like Us speaks up for the needs of the vulnerable
both locally and globally, specifically in the areas of sex trafficking,
homelessness, and education.

About Jen Neal

Jen Neal is the Executive Vice President, Marketing for E! Entertainment
and Esquire Network where she oversees and directs all marketing
initiatives for the global pop culture and lifestyle brands, including
advertising, media strategies, creative, brand alliances, promotion and
integrated marketing across all platforms. Neal has been recognized in
prestigious industry publications including Adweek’s Class of
2015 Brand Genius Awards, Cablefax Most Powerful Women in Cable
list annually since 2013, and Multichannel News ‘40 Under
40’ most innovative and influential cable and telecommunications list,
2013. Neal serves on WICT’s board of directors and on the Georgetown
McDonough School of Business Advisory Board.

About WICT

For over 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 media. With over 10,000 members, WICT is the oldest and
largest professional association serving women in the industry. Comcast
Charter Communications, and Turner are
WICT’s Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org
or follow @WICT
on Twitter for more information.


Women in Cable Telecommunications
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