Over the past year, a handful of executives have risen in prominence at broadcast and cable television networks in the role of “digital doers”-the hands-on men and women who get the job done every day, guiding their companies through the complexities of the new TV landscape on-air, online, on-demand and on mobile phones. Some are new to their post, some have expanded their scope in the past year to tackle the new TV world order and others have already launched linear channels. They have shepherded some of the most cutting-edge digital projects over the past year-with more to come. Meet TelevisionWeek’s inaugural class of Digital Navigators.
The player: Paul Condolora, senior VP and general manager for Cartoon Network New Media
Backstory: Mr. Condolora oversees new services for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim on broadband video-on-demand, wireless and interactive TV. He joined the network in 2000 from Sony Pictures Imageworks and reports to Jim Samples, executive VP and general manager of the network.
Frank Wilson is a retired teacher with over 30 years of combined experience in the education, small business technology, and real estate business. He now blogs as a hobby and spends most days tinkering with old computers. Wilson is passionate about tech, enjoys fishing, and loves drinking beer.