INSIGHT COMMUNICATIONS PRESIDENT MICHAEL S. WILLNER RE-ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THE NCTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS;

TIME WARNER CABLE’S CHAIRMAN & CEO GLENN A. BRITT ELECTED VICE-CHAIRMAN; OTHER NCTA BOARD MEMBERS ELECTED; EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NAMED

NEW ORLEANS, LA -
Michael S. Willner, President and CEO of Insight Communications, was re-elected for a second term as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) during a board meeting held today at the Cable 2002 national convention in New Orleans. Glenn A. Britt, Chairman and CEO, Time Warner Cable, was elected vice-chairman. Re-elected as secretary and treasurer respectively were John J. Rigas, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Adelphia Communications Corp. and Brian L. Roberts, President, Comcast Corporation.

In addition to the officers, immediate past Chairman Joseph J. Collins (Chairman and CEO, AOL Time Warner Interactive Video), and NCTA President and CEO Robert Sachs, the NCTA Executive Committee will include:
  • Decker Anstrom, President and CEO, Landmark Communications, Inc.
  • Matthew C. Blank, Chairman and CEO, Showtime Networks, Inc.
  • Nickolas Davatzes, President and CEO, A&E Television Networks
  • James L. Dolan, President and CEO, Cablevision Systems Corporation
  • Robert Miron, President, Advance/Newhouse Communications
  • James O. Robbins, President and CEO, Cox Communications, Inc.
  • William T. Schleyer, President and CEO, AT&T Broadband
  • Carl Vogel, President and CEO, Charter Communications

    The following directors were elected to a new term on the board:
  • Associate Director (re-elected to a two-year term): Frank M. Drendel, Chairman and CEO, CommScope, Inc.
  • At Large System Directors (all re-elected to a three-year term): Rocco B. Commisso, Chairman and CEO, Mediacom Communications Corporation; Joseph H. Floyd, Vice Chairman of the Board, Midcontinent Communications; Kelvin R. Westbrook, President and CEO, Millennium Digital Media
  • At-Large Programmer Directors (re-elected to a two-year term): Decker Anstrom, President and CEO, Landmark Communications, Inc.; Matthew C. Blank, Chairman and CEO, Showtime Networks, Inc.; Debra L. Lee, President and COO, BET Holdings, Inc. (newly elected to a two-year term)
  • Rural/Small System Operator Director (elected to a two-year term): Richard Sjoberg, President and CEO, Sjoberg’s, Inc. Rural/Small System Operator Committee Director (elected to a two-year term): Gary Shorman, President and CEO, Eagle Communications

    Other NCTA Directors are:
  • George W. Bodenheimer, President, ESPN, Inc.
  • Peter P. Brubaker, President and CEO, Susquehanna Media Co.
  • Ronald Duncan, President, GCI Cable, Inc.
  • John M. Egan, Chairman of the Board, ARRIS, Inc.
  • John D. Evans, Chairman and CEO, Evans Telecommunications Co.
  • Joseph S. Gans, III, President and CEO, Gans Multimedia Partnership
  • John S. Hendricks, Chairman and CEO, Discovery Communications, Inc.
  • Jamie Kellner, Chairman and CEO, Turner Broadcasting System
  • Geraldine Laybourne, Chairman and CEO, Oxygen Media, Inc.
  • Thomas O. Might, President and CEO, Cable ONE
  • James D. Pearson, President and CEO, U.S. Cable Corporation
  • Haim Saban, CEO, Saban Entertainment
  • Kelvin R. Westbrook, President and CEO, Millennium Digital Media
  • Maggie Wilderotter, President and CEO, Wink Communications

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