Turner executives honored as ‘Most Influential Minorities in Cable’

Every year, Cablefax celebrates the men and women who are shaping the industry and opening doors for minorities across all areas of business.

This year, nine Turner executives are being recognized for their achievements in the industry as the Most Influential Minorities in Cable. Five of those executives made the top 100 list.

Congratulations to the following Turner honorees:

Pascal Desroches

#20 Pascal Desroches
WarnerMedia/Turner

Pascal Desroches is the executive vice president and chief financial officer of WarnerMedia and Turner administrative officer. Pascal is responsible for all of WarnerMedia’s financial operations. As Turner’s Administrative Officer, he’s also responsible for Turner’s global communications, facilities human resources, legal, strategy and research, security and technology organizations.


Matt Hong

#25 Matthew Hong
Turner Sports

Matt Hong is chief operating officer of Turner Sports, a division of Turner. He oversees teams responsible for long-term business strategy, rights acquisitions, league partnerships, programming, marketing, revenue & sales inventory planning, and day-to-day operations for the division.


Stephano Kim

#34 Stephano Kim
Turner

Stephano Kim is executive vice president of digital strategy and operations/chief data strategist for Turner.


Alex Gonzalez

#48 Alex Gonzalez
Turner

Alex Gonzalez is the senior vice president of Brand Distribution for Turner Content Distribution Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., overseeing all account management functions for Turner’s major domestic distribution clients.


Cynthia Hudson

#64 Cynthia Hudson
CNN Worldwide

Cynthia Hudson is senior vice president and general manager of CNN en Espanol and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S. Hudson oversees all aspects of CNN’s Spanish-language media businesses.

We’d like to also congratulate the Turner executives that made the Influentials list.

Ramon Escobar

Ramon Escobar
CNN

Ramon Escobar is the vice president of Talent Recruitment and Development, overseeing the recruitment and development of on-air talent. He’s also the vice president of Diversity and Inclusion for CNN Worldwide, chairing CNN’s Diversity Council, as well as offering strategic guidance on issues of diversity to the CNN management team. 


Lydia Kim

Lydia Kim
TCM/FilmStruck

Lydia Kim is vice president of Business Development & Strategy, where she develops long-term growth strategies for TCM and FilmStruck, oversees forecasting, cross-functional coordination between departments, and creating long-range and short-term strategic planning for both brands.


Michael Quigley

Michael Quigley
Turner

Michael Quigley is executive vice president of commercial operations, content strategy & monetization for Turner's TBS & TNT, overseeing content strategy for the networks, including acquisitions, licensing and scheduling, as well as acquisitions for other brands across the Turner portfolio. He also spearheads TBS & TNT's exploration of new monetization opportunities and collaborates on the networks' digital investment strategy.


Jordan Shorthouse

Jordan Shorthouse
Turner Sports

Jordan Shorthouse is the creative director for Turner Sports, overseeing the sports print marketing department and on-air broadcast graphics that support all sports telecasts. 

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