• Michelle Webb Verizon FiOS

    Recipient of Pay TV Programming Executive Award

    Michelle Webb
    Executive Director – Content Strategy & Acquisition, Verizon FiOS TV
    General Manager/Chief Programming Officer, FiOS1 Local Channels

    Michelle Webb is executive director of Content Acquisition & Programming for Verizon FiOS TV and general manager and chief programming officer for the FiOS1 Local Channels.

    In her role as executive director, which she assumed in 2011, Ms. Webb manages  operations and programming as well as acquisition for all local, Hispanic and multicultural programming for FiOS TV.  As General Manager of FiOS1, she created Verizon’s first owned and operated local channel network. Verizon FiOS TV’s local channels are comprised of several components, including broadcast channels and video-on-demand content. The local channels also offer an accompanying web presence aligned with the video services.

    Prior to joining Verizon, Ms. Webb spent four years as producer of ABC News’s Primetime Live. Responsible for overseeing aspects of features and segments presented on the network’s television magazine shows.

    Previously, Ms. Webb served as a producer at CBS News’s 60 Minutes, where she worked with correspondent Lesley Stahl, uncovering and investigating countless stories. She wrote scripts and secured many of Stahl’s exclusive interviews, and also collaborated with editors in creating the final broadcast product.

    Ms. Webb is a member of New York Women in Communications and the Harvard Club of New York. She is also co-chair and a part of the alumnae for the Brearley School Miller Society. A Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Fellow, she received a bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology from Harvard & Radcliffe College and is pursuing an MBA from Columbia University School of Business.