HR Executive Spotlight: Italia Commisso Weinand
Executive Vice President of Programming and Human
Resources, Italia Commisso Weinand, has 41 years
of industry experience. She has earned several
industry accolades, most recently being named
WICT’s Woman of the Year. Given the depth
of her industry knowledge and unique dual-role
of overseeing programming and HR, we asked Italia
to share her insight on the dynamics of human
resources amidst the rapid-change of our industry.
Comcast NBCUniversal’s Veteran Onboarding & Development Strategy
more than 10,000 military veterans currently on
its payroll, in November 2018 Comcast NBCUniversal
announced a commitment to reach 21,000 military
hires by the end of 2021. In the latest installment
of Mission Media’s Models of Success case
study series, the company shares best practices
for onboarding and developing military veterans.
Industry Presence at Student Veterans of America (SVA) Conference
Media will host a collaborative exhibit booth
at the SVA National Conference on January 3-5,
2019 in Orlando. The booth will highlight
careers across our industry with a specific focus
on the members of the Veterans Advisory Council.
at CTHRA if you would like to participate.
CTHRA Applauds Longest Serving Board Member, Lisa Kaye
Kaye, founder and CEO of greenlightjobs.com,
joined CTHRA’s Board of Directors in 1995
and has served consecutive terms since that time,
making her the longest serving board member in
our organization’s history. During her tenure,
Lisa was instrumental in shaping CTHRA’s
signature, industry-specific Compensation Surveys,
and she played a pivotal role in the organization’s
growth to a thriving organization with more than
4,000 members. At year-end, Lisa will retire her
position on CTHRA’s board, but will continue
to serve in an advisory role on compensation issues.
We thank her for her tireless dedication to CTHRA,
her expert insight and her exuberant spirit!
to the Cablefax 2018 Most Influential
Minorities, including these human resources professionals:
Paul Richardson of ESPN,
Tina Simmons and Wayne
Davis of Comcast Cable,
and Elizabeth Casanas of Showtime
Networks. To see the full list of honorees,
please visit www.cablefax.com/event/cfx-most-influential-minorities-2018.
In addition, Cablefax hosted a People to Watch
luncheon in early December and Kit Herrera,
Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Discovery
Inc. was among the honorees. We applaud
Paul, Tina, Wayne, Elizabeth and Kit!
On November 29 in Beverly Hills, WICT’s Southern California Chapter celebrated the LEA Awards which honors leadership, excellence and advocacy. Six female media executives were honored, including two human resources leaders: Rhonda Crichlow of Charter Communications and Linda Kavanaugh of Cox Communications. Congratulations, Rhonda and Linda!
FOX Chairman and CEO Lachlan Murdoch announced that Kevin Lord, currently EVP of HR at FOX News, will continue in that role, but will broaden his responsibilities to provide HR oversight across all of FOX.