From 1986 until 2001, the WICT Foundation Benefit Gala also included an Annual Gala Honoree whose achievements were celebrated during the evening.

*Titles reflect corporate position at time of award.

Annual Gala Honoree

2001
Carole Black 
President & CEO 
Lifetime Television

 

2000
Maggie Bellville 
EVP, Operations 
Cox Communications


1999
Gail Sermersheim 
Vice President 
HBO

 

1998
Katie McEnroe 
President 
AMC/Romance Classics


1997
Discovery Communications 
Judith McHale accepted with John Hendicks 

 

1996
Julia Sprunt  
Vice President, Marketing & Communications 
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.


1992
Gerry Laybourne 
President 
Nickelodeon/Nick-At-Nite

 

1988
Bill Daniels Roast 
Chairman 
Daniels and Associates


1987
John Malone Roast 
President & CEO 
TCI

 

1986
Ted Turner Roast 
President  
TBS