Stephanie Zoril is a passionate Affiliate Relations professional with experience in marketing presentations, partnerships, and strategy; digital, print and TV advertising; market research; and client management.
Stephanie has been involved in Media and Marketing since 2006, and is presently the Manager of Digital Partner Marketing for Viacom Media Networks. In this role, she is responsible for creating innovative integrated marketing initiatives centered on emerging digital TV partnerships. Stephanie is responsible for driving Viacom and distributor revenues, securing distribution, increasing ratings, and reinforcing the value of the network brands.
Previously, Stephanie served as the Senior Coordinator, Affiliate Marketing for Crown Media Family Networks. She managed targeted affiliate marketing initiatives developed to secure incremental tune-in while also building and sustaining distribution for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. Stephanie was involved in the 2012 CTAM Silver Mark Award-winning “Celebrate a Hallmark Year” program, designed to harness the power of network programming within the local ad sales community.
Prior to Crown Media Family Networks, Stephanie was a Marketing Manager for Sportsman Channel. While there, Stephanie was responsible for the design and execution of local marketing campaigns for affiliates across the country. She also helped to develop Hunt.Fish.Feed, a Sportsman Channel national public service tour designed to help feed those struggling with hunger.
Originally from Wisconsin, Stephanie began her career in the Milwaukee office of the full service-advertising agency, Cramer-Krasselt, working in their media planning and buying department. In her role, she was involved with the planning and execution of national media campaigns for blue chip clients such as GNC, Bombardier Recreational Products, and Tenneco Automotive.
Stephanie was honored to be chosen as a member of the Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) 2013 class of Rising Leaders. She has also been accepted into the inaugural WICT New York Mentoring Circle Program and is an active member and volunteer for the WICT New York Chapter.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Stephanie received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Science and while attending, was a contributing member of the Advertising Club and volunteered as a youth mentor for ASPIRE: a student-run organization that encouraged at-risk middle school students to view college as a realistic possibility.
Currently residing in Manhattan, Stephanie is also a member of the New York Road Runners club and is training for the 2014 New York City Marathon.