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Women in Entertainment 2010 - Power 100 List

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    Janice Marinelli
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    Janice Marinelli
    President, Disney-ABC Domestic Television

    “I love watching football,” admits Marinelli, who has overseen domestic distribution of content from the Disney-ABC Media Networks and Walt Disney Studios content since 1999. “I will always watch a football game over my other shows. Thankfully, I don’t have to choose anymore!” That’s because Marinelli’s department has made the network’s programming available wherever the viewer wants it: pay television, basic cable, broadcast television, VOD, subscription VOD, electronic sell-through, mobile and broadband. This year she also added Canadian distribution to her “domestic” domain. A promotion in November means Marinelli will lead the new North American In-Home Sales organization, overseeing the entire sales group from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment — which is great for the former Buena Vista account executive, and mother of an 18-, 16- and 13-year-old, who still gets a rush out of signing a big deal. She says no matter how many years go by, the thrill never wanes. “There’s just no greater feeling,” she says.

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