Kathy Skinski is Senior Director of Product and Programming for Time Warner Cable’s Road Runner High Speed Service. In her role as Senior Director, Kathy is responsible for the identification, acquisition and deployment of new technologies and services that will enhance both broadband performance and the customer experience.
Prior to joining Time Warner Cable, Kathy served as Director of Programming for AOLTV and was responsible for new content development and packaging for this interactive platform. During her time with AOL, Kathy established new relationships for this innovative product, with key partners such as NFL and CNN as well as launching numerous gaming applications.
Before joining AOL, Kathy held several positions with the ABC Television Network and managed technical field operations for a wide range of globally televised broadcasts, including Presidential Inaugurations, Super Bowl XXXIV, PGA tournaments and the initial broadcast season of HDTV Monday Night Football.
During her tenure with ABC, Kathy also held a number of technical and management positions touching on all aspects of both live and taped television broadcasting, and was a key member of the production teams for such acclaimed programs as “Nightline” and “This Week with David Brinkley.” She holds the distinction of being the first woman to operate a hand-held television camera at a major sporting event and is the recipient of two Emmy nominations.
Kathy began her career as a telecommunications manager with the U.S. Senate, and was instrumental in the planning and implementation of what is today the live broadcast of the Senate’s day-to-day workings. Broadcasting methods developed by Kathy, specifically for the Senate program, have become a staple in cable television.
Kathy holds a B.S. from Ithaca College. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer’s Family Day Center in Fairfax, VA and is an active member of CTAM/ Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing, WICT/ Women in Cable Telecommunications and NYWICI/New York Women in Communications, Inc.