Jenai Cato is the Senior Manager of Content Distribution and Business Development for Viacom Media Networks. In this role, she is accountable for driving distribution for over 100 traditional and digital partners as well as providing ongoing marketing opportunities to strengthen awareness and client value for all Viacom brands.
Cato began her cable journey with a T-Howard Foundation internship at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia. Shortly after graduation, she was offered a position on Turner’s Sales Operations team, supporting the affiliate distribution and local ad sales teams across a 15 million subscriber sales territory.
After expressing a strong desire to relocate to New York City, Jenai headed north and began working in Turner’s National Ad Sales department. There she was responsible for maintaining all aspects of account management including booking deals and monitoring liability. She then spent two years with Scripps Networks Interactive in Trade Marketing and Events where she supported the development of ad sales marketing materials and executed events for Food Network and Cooking Channel.
Jenai graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida. Though an Atlanta native, she currently resides in Astoria, New York with her boyfriend, cat, and dog. She enjoys trying new foods and travelling to new places, preferably at the same time.