The Texas Cable Association (TCA) received the “All Star Partner Award” from Women in Cable and Telecommunications (WICT) Greater Texas at the organization’s recent fourth annual Lone Star Awards celebration at the Westin Stonebriar in Frisco, Texas.
The award recognizes a group or organization that embraces diversity and raises the bar for others to do the same while working in support or partnership with the industry.
“The Texas Cable Association has been the face of cable in Texas since 1960, representing the industry at the Legislature and working with cable operators and programmers on education and public service initiatives,” said WICT Greater Texas President Aimee Doane, vice president, operations, for Suddenlink West Region.
TCA President and COO Dale Laine accepted the award for TCA, saying, “Women in Cable Telecommunications plays a tremendous role in advancing the position and influence of women in the cable industry. The Texas Cable Association is honored to accept the “All Star” award for our work with the cable industry both in Texas and across the country.”
Other Lone Star Award 2011 winners announced by WICT are: Star of the Year Inspiration Award – Shannon Orcutt, Time Warner Cable; Shining Star Woman to Watch Award – Norma Cordova, Time Warner Cable; Rising Star Woman of the Future Award – Sherry Matlock, Charter Communications; Star Power Woman in Technology Award – Karen Venditti, Comcast Houston Region; and North Star Advocate Award – Dave Gilles, Suddenlink Communications.
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TCA (www.txcable.com) has been the primary trade organization for cable operators in Texas since 1960. Members include Allegiance Communications, Cable One, Charter Communications, Comcast, CommuniComm, Suddenlink Communications and Time Warner Cable. Follow TCA’s activities on Facebook (www.facebook.com/texascable) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/texascable).