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Susan Greene to Head Cable Centers Magness Institute

Senior vice president?s expanded role to include educational programs at The Center (March 08, 2005)

The Cable Center today announced that Senior Vice President Susan Greene has expanded her duties to include management of The Centers Magness Institute.

For the past three years, Greene has served as senior vice president and director of The Centers Programming Institute, as well as the Jonathan M. Levin Chair for Cable Programming, a joint appointment between The Center and the University of Denver.

In her new role as senior vice president, programs and education, she will oversee all line functions at The Center, including The Programming Institute, The Magness Institute, The Barco Library, The Web site, and The Oral History Project. The Magness Institute, one of the five core components of The Center, has as its mission the creation of value-added educational programs and events for university students, faculty and the cable telecommunications business.

?Susans successes with The Programming Institute have been instrumental in the evolution of The Center into a leading education resource for the cable industry, the academic community and the general public, said Bob Russo, president and chief executive officer of The Center. ?We are elated that she has agreed to provide her considerable leadership talents to The Magness Institute as we move that organization from good to great.

A 33-year veteran of the cable industry, Greene has held executive positions on the programming, distribution, and legal/public policy sides of the cable television business, and has participated in its evolution from a 20-channel, $10 a month TV retransmission business to a global force in programming and broadband distribution. She has held a variety of senior positions within the cable industry, including positions at HBO, NBC Cable, Time Warner Cable and The Federal Communications Commission. Greene, a lawyer, began her career at Childrens Television Workshop working on the creation of Sesame Street.

?Since my early career, education has been a focus and a passion. I am delighted to work with my colleagues at The Magness Institute to further education and information about the ongoing innovation of the cable industry, said Greene.

In addition to running The Magness Institute, Greene will continue to lead The Programming Institute, focusing on programs that showcase and preserve the extraordinary innovations in cable programming.

About The Cable Center
The mission of The Cable Center is to serve with unwavering intellectual integrity the cable telecommunications industry, the academic community and the general public through a variety of programs that conserve and display the entrepreneurial history of cable telecommunications and its legacy of contributions to society; provide education, training and research covering all aspects of cable telecommunications; and increase understanding and appreciation of the business, technology and programming of cable telecommunications. The Center, which opened its Denver headquarters in 2002, is comprised of five core components: The Magness Institute, The Programming Institute, The Barco Library, The Web site and The Demonstration Academy and Technology Museum.

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