Talton Gibson
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3/18/2014

E! Network's Giuliana Rancic to Host 2014 WICT Signature Luncheon

April 29 Luncheon Honors Best Companies for Women in Cable




Washington, DC - Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) announced today that E!'s Giuliana Rancic will host the 2014 Signature Luncheon, which will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 29 during The Cable Show.​
 
Giuliana Rancic is an entertainment journalist, fashion and beauty expert and television personality. She is the anchor of E! News, host and executive producer of E!'s Beyond Candid with Giuliana, co-host of E!'s hugely popular Fashion Police and has been on the red carpet for every mega-event in the entertainment industry (Oscars, Grammy Awards, Golden Globes) on E!'s Live from the Red Carpet. Giuliana is watched by millions each week on her hit reality show, Giuliana & Bill, which will have its seventh season premiere on Tuesday, April 1 on E!

"We are thrilled to welcome Giuliana as host of the WICT Signature Luncheon," said Maria E. Brennan, CAE, WICT President & CEO. "Giuliana is an incredible example of someone who has used her position and influence to raise awareness on issues that have personal meaning to her and the public."

The WICT Signature Luncheon will honor those companies that demonstrate a commitment to superlative gender diversity by recognizing the 2013 PAR Best Companies for Women in Cable, which include the following:

2013 Best Operators for Women in Cable

  • First place: Comcast and Cox Communications
  • Second place: Bright House Networks
  • Third place: Time Warner Cable
  • Fourth place: Midcontinent Communications
  • Fifth place: Suddenlink Communications

2013 Best Programmers for Women in Cable

  • First place: NBCUniversal
  • Second place: Discovery Communications
  • Third place: Disney ABC Television Group
  • Fourth place: Scripps Networks Interactive 
  • Fifth place: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

More information about the 2014 WICT Signature Luncheon and details concerning table reservations and individual tickets may be found online at http://www.wictsignatureluncheon.com

WICT proudly recognizes Comcast|NBCUniversal as the Premier Sponsor of the 2014 WICT Signature Luncheon, as well as Champion Sponsors Accenture and Neustar, Inc.

About WICT
For thirty-five years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide professional development programs, research and services that help advance women in cable media. With nearly 10,000 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association serving women in the cable and telecommunications industry. Comcast|NBCUniversal, Time Warner Cable, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Suddenlink Communications are WICT's Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.

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