Michelle Strong

Michelle Strong is Senior Vice President of Content Distribution and Marketing for A+E Networks.  In this role, Michelle manages a team, and they are collectively responsible for securing distribution and revenue growth for A+E Networks as well as maximizing marketing partnerships.

Prior to joining A+E Networks, Michelle was Sr. Director, National Accounts for Disney and ESPN Media Networks.  Before she joined Disney and ESPN Media Networks, Michelle worked in BET’s Affiliate Sales and Marketing department as a VP of Affiliate Sales.

Michelle has a B.A. in Communications from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA Tech) and an MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Passionate about continued education and leadership development, Michelle completed the NAMIC Executive Leadership Development Program (Class II) ; CTAM U and the nationally recognized Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Program.

In 2018, Michelle was recognized as a Multichannel News “Woman to Watch”. Michelle was also a recipient of the NAMIC Luminary Award in 2010. Michelle was a NAMIC National board member from 2013-2018 and is currently on the WICT Global Board.

Michelle, her husband and children reside in New York, NY.