Mission Media Launches Models of Success

In this article, Chris Powell, Founding Member of Mission Media’s Veterans Advisory Council and CEO of Talmetrix, introduces Models of Success, a collection of case studies focused on employers’ best practices for recruiting, onboarding and retaining veterans. The first installment of Models of Success focuses on Spectrum’s veterans hiring strategy. Currently, Spectrum employs nearly 12,000 veterans.

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From Negativity to Opportunity: Strategies for Navigating Change

When it comes to change, individuals typically fall into two groups: roller coasters and merry-go-rounders. In this article, Stacey Slaughter, CEO of NCTI, shares strategies to help employees from both camps thrive during times of uncertainty. Discover how to mitigate fears, limit disruptions and leverage transparency by acting as the north star for your employees. 

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CTHRA Announces Executive HR Forum

CTHRA’s Executive HR Forum on June 13 in NYC will focus on the topic of “Embracing Disruption: Future-Proofing Our Workforce.” The event is a unique opportunity to learn and engage with industry CHROs and senior HR leaders. Featured speakers are Ben Swinburne, Managing Director of Morgan Stanley, Jeanne Meister, Founding Partner of Future Workplace, and Bruce Campbell, Chief Development, Distribution and Legal Officer, Discovery, Inc.

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Nominations Sought for Excellence in HR Awards

CTHRA is accepting nominations through June 15 for the Team Innovator of the Year and Aspiring Leader awards. The 2018 award recipients will receive industry-wide recognition including a luncheon held in their honor at CTHRA’s HR Symposium and feature articles in Cablefax, the official media partner for the Excellence in HR Awards, and HR Pulse.

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Compensation Trends in a Digital World

On March 20, CTHRA presented a Master Class at the American Cable Association’s Summit in Washington, D.C. The topic, “Compensation Trends in a Digital World,” focused on CTHRA’s 2017 MSO Compensation Survey findings. After the session, Ken Pyle of ViodiTV interviewed Hali Croner, CEO of The Croner Company, the firm that has conducted CTHRA’s survey for 20+ years. View her insight into industry compensation trends at ViodiTV.


Member Applause

CTHRA is pleased to welcome David Brunick, Chief Human Resources Officer at WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone to its board of directors. David (pictured at left) is a 30-year veteran of the telecom, wireless and cable industries, having held HR executive positions in organizations like MediaOne and Adelphia. We also congratulate Leslie Peabody who was named the new VP of HR Business Partners at WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone.



Founded in 1994 by the NAMIC-Southern California Chapter, the NAMIC Vision Awards salute original programming for linear and digital platforms that is reflective of the depth and breadth of the lives, spirit and contributions of people of color. We applaud the CTHRA member companies who earned awards: Discovery Latin America/US Hispanic, Disney Junior, ESPN, HBO, NBC Asian America and Starz. See a complete list of winners at NAMIC.


T. Howard Foundation’s Diversity Awards recognize and celebrate industry leaders and companies committed to increasing diversity and the participation of underrepresented groups and underserved communities. The 2018 honorees are CTHRA members AMC Networks and Univision Communications. Congratulations!



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