THROUGH THE WIRE
- 5/4. Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom // Multichannel News;11/21/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 48, p15
This article presents an interview with Laureen Ong, president of National Geographic Channel. When asked about her feelings on what it is like to be named as Woman of the Year by Women in Cable & Telecommunications, she says that it is exciting and humbling. Ong believes that she has the...
- In the Company of Giants. Haley, Kathy // CED;Nov2003 Supplement, Vol. 29, p3B
Reports on the induction of a number of television industry executives as new members of the Cable Hall of Fame in Denver, Colorado. Background of the inductees; Details on the programs and activities; Contribution of the awardees to the vitality of the cable television industry.
- 'The men and women who control broadcasting believe that television is an idiot's lantern' Cox, David // New Statesman;12/9/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4617, p27
Deals with the skepticism of television executives in Great Britain on the capacity of television broadcasting and programming to make sense of the news. Tasks society could require of the media; Evaluation of television networks and their television programs; Criticisms on broadcast...
- Networking. // Cable World (10427228);3/25/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p42
Presents news on some cable television network executives in the U.S. as of March 25, 2002. Recipient of the Time Warner Cable 2001 High School Cranial Crunch championship trophy; Partnership between Lifetime Television and New York Women in Film and Television.
- BalvÃn dismissal called political charade, poorly timed. Dragomir, Marius // Prague Business Journal;12/2/2002, Vol. 7 Issue 46, p1
Reports on key issues relevant to the dismissal of Jiri Balvin, executive head of Czech Television. Control of the country's public broadcaster; Details about the dismissal; Implications for the broadcasting sector; Struggle between politicians and lobbyists.
- NAT GEO NET GREENLIGHTS 8 SPECIALS. Hibberd, James // Television Week;9/5/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 36, p1
Reports on several television programs to be launched on the National Geographic Channel for January 2006. Significance of the shows to the channel according to network president Laureen Ong; Increase in the total viewers of the channel in 2005; Information on the television programs.
- On the Ups at Lifetime, Fuse. // Multichannel News;1/21/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p34
The article reports on executive changes in the television broadcasting sector. Lifetime Networks has promoted David Hillman as vice president. Fuse president Eric Sherman hired Cablevision Systems executive Theresa Chillianis as senior vice president of strategy and business operations. The...
- Extending and enhancing a trusted brand. Puig, Yvonne // Daily Variety;11/20/2006, Vol. 293 Issue 36, pA6
The article describes the role of Laureen Ong, president of the National Geographic Channel, in the establishment of the brand in 2000. Being the first and only employee and having only eight months to launch the network, Ong had the great responsibility to recruit an additional 130 people....
- Germany: CATHERINE MUEHLE-MANN. Roxborough, Scott // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;12/1/2005 especial issue, Vol. 392 Issue 7, p150
The article profiles Catherine Muehlemann, general manager, MTV Central and Emerging Markets. The Swiss-born executive, who heads up Viacom's family of channels in German-speaking Europe, has taken on one 800-pound gorilla after another in her career--and she has beaten them all. First, it was...