SBJ/April 8-14, 2013/People and Pop Culture
WISE announces Women of the Year award winners, plans to honor Ebersol
Published April 8, 2013, Page 8
Byers is senior vice president of sports and entertainment marketing partnerships for Coca-Cola North America. Maged is global head of business development and partnerships for StubHub. Stiff is vice president of programming and acquisitions for ESPN.
Additionally, WISE has selected former NBC Sports & Olympics Chairman Dick Ebersol to receive its Champion Award this year. Ebersol follows CBS’s Sean McManus last year and HBO’s Ross Greenburg in 2011 in receiving the award. The Champion Award recognizes an executive for showing consistent commitment to the promotion of women’s careers in the industry and for fostering new mentoring, networking and job opportunities.
WISE, founded in 1993, has about 1,000 members nationally.