In this episode of Truth’s Table, Ekemini and Christina sit down at the table with Michelle Rice, President of TVONE who is our final Black Woman Rising episode of the season!
Michelle Rice, a 16-year veteran of TV One and CLEO TV, was recently named President. In this role, Rice is responsible for leading all business, operational and creative aspects of the network.
Prior to her promotion, Rice served as the Executive Vice President of Content Distribution and Marketing for TV One, where she developed distribution strategy and managed national account negotiations with all of the major multichannel video programming distributors (MPVDs) to increase and maximize the network's content distribution opportunities on mobile, linear and non-linear distribution platforms. She also led domestic and international program sales and distribution for the network.
A graduate of Temple University and the University of Southern California, Rice has been named on CobleFAX’s Top Minorities in Cable and Top Women in Cable. She’s also been recognized as a NAMIC Emerging Leader, Broadcasting & Cable’s “Next Wave of Leaders,“ "40 under 40” by Multichannel News, and one of Multichannel News’ Wonder Women.
ABOUT TV ONE
Launched in January 2004, TV One serves 59 million households, offering a broad range of real- life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies and music desig ned to entertain and inform a diverse audience of adult black viewers. The network represents the best in black culture and entertainment with fan favorite shows Unsung, Uncensored, The DL Hughley Show, ATL Homicide, Fatal Attraction and Urban One Honors. In addition, TV One is the cable home of original blockbuster films including When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story, Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story, Bobbi Kristina and The Bobby DeBarge Story. TV One is solely owned by Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, I nc. The largest African-American owned multi-media company primarily targeting Black and urban audiences.
Pull up a chair and have a seat at the table with us!
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