Paving the Way for Life-Long Learning:
WOW!'s Christine Simmons Shares Her L&D Strategy
say that variety is the spice of life, and that phrase is
a good way to sum up 2022 Aspiring HR Leader Christine
Simmons’ approach to learning and development
(L&D) at WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone. Explore
the assortment of initiatives she has implemented and get
to know a bit about Christine—including the question
that caused her to shift her way of thinking.
Technology to Improve Talent Acquisition Results:
Strategies by 2022 Aspiring HR Leader Laura Fields
do you transform the hiring strategy for a workforce of 93,000
people? In four short years, Laura Fields, Senior Director
of Talent Acquisition at Charter Communications, worked
with her team to optimize job candidate assessments, reduce
unconscious bias in the recruiting process and streamline
project management. Explore the technologies and systems she
employed as well as the impressive results.
Warner Bros. Discovery Focuses on Five Pillars of Wellbeing
When Chief People & Culture Officer,
Adria Alpert-Romm told Warner Bros.
Discovery employees, “…it
is important for all of us to give ourselves the space to
focus on our wellbeing,” the company’s People
& Culture Team served up a smorgasbord of wellness opportunities.
This article penned by Victoria Alvarez,
Senior Manager of Global Life Works & Inclusion, reveals
the company’s extensive efforts.
Mediacom Takes Workplace Wellness in Stride
From an award-winning walking
program to a second opinion doctor initiative, free telemedicine
appointments, specialty prescription assistance and advocacy
videos, the human resources team at Mediacom Communications
worked with multiple departments to develop its wellness programs.
Mediacom's Alessandro Pugliese shares the
MSO's multi-faceted strategy to promote health and well-being.
C2HR Mourns Passing of James Hendricks
It is with great sadness
that we grieve the loss of James Hendricks,
Group Vice President of HR for Charter Communications.
James was an active C2HR member who served on the 2019 C2HR
CON Committee. Our hearts go out to his loved ones and colleagues.
Interactive Case Competition to Feature Top Grad Students
C2HR is proud to support the Fall 2022 Interactive
Case Competition: Emerging Tech Challenge being held live
online November 17. Teams of top grad students (and attractive
recruitment prospects) will present use cases for emerging
technologies before a Judges Panel including Phil McKinney,
CableLabs; Yvette Kanouff, Cable TV Pioneers;
David Don, Comcast; and Stephen Kramer,
Altice USA. First-place prize of $5,000! Details and free
registration at www.InteractiveCaseCompetition.com
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C2HR is pleased to welcome Andy Topping (row
1, left), SVP of Human Resources at Comcast,
to our Board of Directors. In addition, Kia Painter
(row 1, middle), incoming EVP and Chief People Officer
for Cox Communications, has been named C2HR
Secretary and Nick Dunlap (row 1, right),
Vice President of Executive Compensation at Charter
Communications, has been appointed to the board’s
applauds the HR and DEI rofessionals from our member community
who were included in Cablefax Magazines Diversity issue
including C2HR Executive Director Parthavi Das (row
2, left), C2HR Board Member Kia Painter (row 1, middle),
Vicki Ariyasu, SVP of Educational
Resource Group and DEI, Disney
Christina Carey Dunleavy, VP of Multicultural &
Inclusive Solutions, Disney
Susanna Chan, GVP of Compensation & HR Technology,
Clem Cheng, SVP of HR, Comcast Cable
Rhonda Crichlow, SVP & Chief Diversity Officer,
Johnita Due, EVP of Integrity & Inclusion/Chief
DEI Officer, CNN
Eric Dziedzic, VP of Diversity and Inclusion, Charter
Daryl Evans, Senior Director of DEI, Hallmark Media
Karen Gray, EVP, CHRO & Chief Diversity Officer,
Harth Goulette, VP of HR, Charter Communications
Loren Hudson, Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Cable
Andrea Mantilla, VP of People Development & Learning,
Jeanne Mau, SVP of TV Programming DEI, NBCUniversal
Yvette Miley, SVP of DEI, NBCU News Group
Juan Otero, SVP of DEI, Comcast Corp.
Craig Robinson, EVP & Chief Diversity Officer,
Ashaki Rucker, SVP of HR, NBCUniversal Telemundo
Ryan Ruggiero, Senior Director of DEI, NBCU News
Tina Simmons, SVP of Human Resources, Central Division
of Comcast Cable
Aisha Thomas-Petit, Chief People & Diversity Officer,
Alaka Williams, SVP of People & Culture, Warner
Dennis Williams, SVP of Corporate Social Responsibility,
Warner Bros. Discovery
Dalila Wilson-Scott, EVP & Chief Diversity Officer,
Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation
to Craig Robinson (row 2, middle), EVP and
Chief Diversity Officer for NBCUniversal,
who was honored with The Executive Leadership Award at T-Howard
Foundation’s 29th Diversity Awards Dinner.
“I grew up near downtown Los Angeles as the biracial
gay child of two public servants, and [knowing] absolutely
nothing about the industry,” a tearful Robinson said
while accepting his award. “The idea of making a living
in media seemed incredibly far-fetched to me. But like many
of you, I’m guessing, I was fortunate early in my career
to be nurtured and supported and championed by people who
believed in me.”
to Nick Distasio (row 2, right) on his promotion
to Senior HR Generalist at Comcast.
Nick joined the company in 2019 and most recently held the
position of Program Manager of Executive Search Operations.
C2HR member Comcast
NBCUniversal and C2HR sponsor Deloitte were
both named to the Fortune Best Workplaces for Women
2022 list. We applaud both companies’ efforts to create
positive experiences and opportunities for all women. View
the entire list here.
We welcome Block Communications as the latest company to join C2HR! Check out the 50+ industry companies in our membership community.
nonprofit dedicated to empowering those in the Latino community,
donated $10,000 each to 12 organizations in celebration of
Hispanic Heritage Month. The foundation is also allowing viewers
to donate to one or multiple organizations on the Univision
website. The donations come on the heels of the network’s
Gala highlighting Hispanic trailblazers across several
fields of work.