Women in Technology Leadership Award

TVNewsCheck’s first Women in Technology Leadership Award Presentation and Reception at the NAB Show honored Darcy Antonellis, president of technical operations of  Warner Bros. (right). It also turned a spotlight on the National Association of Broadcasters Educational Foundation’s Technology Apprenticeship Program, which places engineering students in industry internships.The program is a beneficiary of the event, which was sponsored by Accenture, Modern VideoFilm, SDI Media and SwartAd. Receiving her award, Antonellis said she is a big believer in mentoring and volunteered to accommodate several of NABEF’s interns at Warner Bros. Helping Antonellis to celebrate that evening were leaders of the Alliance for Women in Media. (Photos by John Staley)

Kathy Haley, <em>TVNewsCheck</em> publisher (l), presents the 2011 Women in Technology Leadership Award to Darcy Antonellis, president, technical operations, Warner Bros.

Alliance for Women in Media leaders (l-r): Michelle Duke, VP, NABEF; Laurie Kahn, president, Media Staffing Network; Christina Anderson, VP, online strategy, NCTA; Valerie K. Blackburn, market controller, CBS Radio Los Angeles, and president, Alliance for Women in Media; and Sarah Foss.

Harry A. Jessell, <em>TVNewsCheck</em> editor (l), and Marcellus Alexander, EVP, NAB

Michelle King, director of broadcast and technology, Inland Radio (l), and Melissa Knight, Matrix Broadcasting

Valerie Blackburn, president, Alliance for Women in Media (l), and <em>TVNewsCheck’s</em> Kathy Haley “with” event sponsors Accenture, Modern Videofilm, SDI Media and Swart Advertising

Suzanne Matarrese, Ericcson Television Inc. and Raoul DeSota, senior VP, strategic development, Cable Audit Associates


The current class of Technology Apprenticeship Program interns with Michelle Duke, NABEF (far left); Marcellus Alexander, NAB (third from right in back row); and Amanda Smith, NAB (far right).

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