Brittany Smith

As Vice President, Distribution, Brittany is responsible for contract negotiation and account management for TWC’s key corporate affiliates, in addition to overseeing the Field Sales and Operations teams for The Weather Channel on all marketing, sales and operational efforts related to Affiliates.

Brittany has 17 years of experience in the cable industry, on both the programming and operations side, internationally as well as domestically. 

Prior to her job at The Weather Channel, she was VP, Client Services at Javelin Direct, where she managed and led a team in planning, implementing and measuring strategic competitive initiatives for a top telco client.  Her career also included a position as Head of Content Acquisition for Virgin Media in London, England, a stint with ESPN Classic Affiliate Sales in London, as well as several positions with increased responsibilities in her nine years at Bravo, now AMC Networks.

Brittany graduated from Duke University in 1991 with a degree in English, specializing in 20th Century American literature.  She is a member of WICT and most recently was a participating Mentor with the WICT Southeast Peer to Peer Mentor/Mentee program for 2011-2012.  She is a member of the Duke University Alumni Advisory Committee in Atlanta, where she lives with her daughter Eliza and son Jack.  In June of 2011 she attended CTAM University at Harvard Business School.