Kathy Hatala has been in the cable industry for 25 years and a member of WICT since 1995. Most recently, she was Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Turner Network Sales (TNS), the domestic distribution arm of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. As VP, Kathy was responsible for staff management and distribution activities of Turner’s 10 networks, focusing on top cable affiliates: Time Warner, Cox, Cablevision and Mediacom. In addition, she oversaw the execution of strategic marketing promotions designed to maximize exposure for Turner networks through affiliate partnerships. Prior to Turner, Kathy worked for Nickelodeon, MTV Networks, and The Weather Channel. Kathy has been an active member on the WICT Southeast Board since 2008, serving as Director of Mentoring for 2 years, then as Vice President of the chapter in 2010 and now President of the WICT Southeast Chapter for 2011. In 2009, she was a recipient of the Red Letter Award for Mentoring. Kathy firmly believes in WICT’s mission of developing women leaders in our industry and is proud to serve others in this capacity.