Women’s Sports Media Initiative (WSMI)

Monday, December 12, 2016 
Location: Gibson Suite, Second Floor
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

SVG’s Women’s Sports Media Initiative (WSMI) will host its annual meeting on Monday, December 12, in conjunction with the SVG Summit. WSMI is a networking group that aims to enhance the role of women in the creation, production, and distribution of sports content. WSMI members work for sports leagues, teams, television networks, technology companies, and start-ups where their focus is the business and technology behind sports production.

This year’s meeting will include a panel discussion, plenty of networking opportunities, and light refreshments. All are welcome!

To reserve your spot at the meeting, please contact Karen Hogan at karen@sportsvideo.org.

Time Session
10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Pursuing Professional and Personal Success In A Changing Industry

It’s said that the only constant is change, and nowhere is that more apparent than in sports television. With organizational changes occurring throughout the industry, what skills can you develop to better navigate your own career? How can you better market your skills across a variety of fields? And what are today’s hiring managers looking for in job candidates? Andrea Berry, an industry consultant and life coach, will lead a diverse panel in a discussion on how to manage change.
Moderator: Andrea Berry, The G.A.P. Media Group, CEO
Edward Dias, L’Oreal, Director, Recruitment Intelligence and Innovation
Karen Ganjamie, MLB Network, Director of Network Origination
Christina Mixon, Mixon Digital, Managing Director
Patty Power, CBS Sports, EVP, Operations and Engineering