Outdoor Channel’s Denise Conroy-Galley Honored With Prestigious Industry Fellowship
SVP of Marketing & Research Named to Women in Cable Telecommunication’s 2009-2010 Betsy Magness Leadership Institute.
TEMECULA, Calif. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Outdoor Channel, America’s leader in outdoor TV, today announced that Senior Vice President of Marketing and Research, Denise Conroy-Galley, has been named to Class XX of the Women in Cable Telecommunications’ (WICT) 2009-2010 Betsy Magness Leadership Institute (BMLI), the industry’s flagship executive development program.
“I am honored to be among this spectacular group of female leaders,” said Conroy-Galley. “WICT has been empowering women for more than three decades, helping them develop into enduring leaders across our industry. I would like to thank WICT for their recognition and their continued support of women leaders in the cable and telecommunications industry.”
With this fellowship program, WICT recognizes the distinguished women of BMLI’s most recent classes, XX and XXI, as having displayed exemplary leadership skills; the potential to excel in executive level positions, as well as the ability to mentor others. The distinguished members are recognized for their business acumen and capacity for strategic risk.
In announcing the fellows, Laurie Root, WICT Vice President, Education and Program Development said, “Capitalizing on skills that these successful women already possess, the rigorous BMLI experience will position them to take on additional leadership responsibilities and develop solutions that address their organization’s strategic requirements and business objectives.”
Sponsored by WE tv, BMLI provides intensive, yearlong management training that creates organizational value and measurable return by effectively aligning each fellow’s operational competencies with the strategic drivers of their employers. BMLI alumnae return to their companies with enhanced leadership skills and a renewed vision of their strengths and goals, and they join other alumnae to serve as a new generation of leaders for the telecommunications industry.
About Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.
Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. owns and operates Outdoor Channel, America’s leader in outdoor TV, and Winnercomm Inc., an Emmy Award winning production and interactive company. Outdoor Channel offers programming that captures the excitement of hunting, fishing, shooting, off-road motorsports, adventure and the Western lifestyle and can be viewed on multiple platforms including high definition, video-on-demand, as well as on a dynamic broadband website. Winnercomm Inc. is one of America’s largest and highest quality producers of live sporting events and sports series for cable and broadcast television. Winnercomm also owns and operates the patented Skycam and CableCam aerial camera systems which provide dramatic overhead camera angles for major sports events, including college and NFL football. For more information please visit www.outdoorchannel.com.
The Institute’s Founding
Established by WICT in 1993 with a generous grant from TCI’s Bob Magness and J.C. Sparkman, the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute is named in honor of one of the industry’s most charismatic leaders, a cable pioneer who combined business acumen with compassion. Betsy Magness was instrumental in transforming TCI, later AT&T Broadband and Internet Services, and now Comcast, into one of the nation’s most prominent and influential cable and telecommunication companies.
For thirty years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide leadership programs and services, and create professional advancement opportunities for women. With over 7,800 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association serving women in the cable and telecommunications industry. Comcast, Rainbow, Time Warner Cable and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. are WICT’s 2009 Strategic Partners. The 2009 Betsy Magness Leadership Institute is presented by WE tv.