Created in 2007, the Excellence in HR Awards program honors industry human resources professionals who have positively impacted business results. Nominations will be accepted from March 1-June 15, 2019 and the recipients will be honored at the Excellence in HR Awards Luncheon which will be held in conjunction with CTHRA's HR Symposium on October 17, 2019 in Philadelphia.
Team Innovator of the Year
This award recognizes a company or HR team within a company that demonstrated innovative, creative problem solving that positively impacted company culture or business results such as increased revenue, improved operating efficiencies or reduced expenses. Nominations are open to all C2HR member companies.
2018 Comcast NBCUniversal Disaster Relief Taskforce
2017 NBCUniversal HR for HR Team
2016 ESPN Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness Team and the Legacy Time Warner Cable HR Team
2015 A+E Networks' Compensation & Benefits Team and Comcast's HR Leave of Absence Team
2014 Turner Broadcasting System's Global Technology and Operations Team
2013 Cox Communications California System’s People Services Team
2012 Time Warner Cable’s Human Capital and Analysis Team
2011 Discovery Communications Flexible Staffing Group
2010 Turner Broadcasting System Inc.’s HR Technology Team
2009 Comcast’s Human Capital Management Team
2008 The Weather Channel Companies
2007 Cox Orange County and Palos Verdes System (OCPV)
This award recognizes an emerging HR professional whose fresh perspective, inventive ideas and innovative approach has positively impacted the leadership and culture of the organization. The individual must exhibit professional excellence and a commitment to his/her work in the industry. Nominations are open to all HR professionals employed by a C2HR member company.
2018 Terese Farmen, Recognition Program Manager, Cox Communications
2017 Michelle Martin, Vice President of Specialty Services, CBS
2016 Walter Landry, Director of Learning Strategy, Cox Communications
2015 Jennifer Tracy, Senior Director of Talent Acquisition & Diversity, Bright House Networks
2014 Beth Biggs, Senior Director of Benefits, Charter Communications
2013 Angela Mazeres, Senior Director of HR, Bright House Networks
2012 Yvette Smetana, Executive Director of HR, Comcast Cable
This award recognizes human resources executives who have demonstrated extraordinary and visionary leadership in addressing a critical business issue, challenge or opportunity by enhancing an organization’s efficiency, performance or profitability.