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THR's Women in Entertainment 2012: Power 100

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THR's 21st annual ranking celebrates the 100 most powerful female leaders in the entertainment industry.

This story first appeared in the Dec. 14 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Who’s in charge? Read here to find out. Once again, THR's annual list ranks the town’s top females, from execs to a new TV ‘It’ girl, in order of empire, influence and intimidating intelligence.

Edited by Stacey Wilson.

Written by Tim Appelo, Marc Bernardin, Alex Ben Block, Kevin Cassidy, Tina Daunt, Eriq Gardner, Lesley Goldberg, Shirley Halperin, Marisa Guthrie, Andy Lewis, Pamela McClintock, Daniel Miller, Michael O’Connell, Lacey Rose, Tatiana Siegel, Georg Szalai and Stacey Wilson.

Selection Criteria: For THR's annual Power 100 issue, editors based their selections on the following: revenue generated for their companies, valuation of assets, number of employees overseen, influence within the film and television industries, ability to get projects greenlighted or proximity to greenlight power, general standing and reputation within the entertainment community.

Pictured: Anne Sweeney.

Items 31-40
  1. 31 Paula Kerger

    President and CEO, PBSread more

  2. 32 Jacqueline Hernandez

    COO, Telemundo Mediaread more

  3. 33 Hilary Estey McLoughlin

    President, Warner Bros.' Telepictures Productions read more

  4. 34 Janice Marinelli

    President, Disney-ABC Domestic TVread more

  5. 35 Marion Edwards

    President of International TV, Foxread more

  6. 36 Barbara Broccoli

    Producer, Eon Productions read more

  7. 37 Cyma Zarghami

    President, Nickelodeon Group read more

  8. 38 Belinda Menendez

    President, NBCUniversal International Television Distribution and Uni...read more

  9. 39 Nina Jacobson

    CEO, Color Force read more

  10. 40 Megan Ellison

    Founder, Annapurna Pictures read more

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