Keep Your Momentum Going:
A Conversation with Sandy Padula
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Maggiano’s at the Perimeter
Join WIRe for drinks, nibbles, and networking! We’ll have a Q+A session with Sandy Padula, SVP of Turner Broadcasting System, who will offer insight on how to build momentum in your market research career.
About Sandy Padula
Sandy Padula is senior vice president of research for TBS and TNT, divisions of Turner. A long-time veteran of the company, Padula is responsible for overseeing research strategy and data analysis for the networks’ programming, digital & cross-platform, marketing and ad sales groups.
Padula previously served as vice president of audience insights, brand and cross-platform research for TBS & TNT, providing support to the division’s year-round content strategy. During her time, Padula shaped strategic research insights through test-and-learn techniques that effectively improved the company’s best practices across ideation, marketing, and promotion ROI. During her time in this division, she also brought new research systems and tools to the playing field, including Turner’s estimating system and several marketing, ad sales, and on-air asset-planning tools. Padula joined Turner 25 years ago, when she started within the CNN Research team. She has since been closely involved in major rebrands and acquisitions, as well as long-term forecasting for new business development.
Padula resides in the Atlanta area with her husband, also a Turner employee, and three children.
Please type questions or topics you might want Sandy to cover at the event below—anonymous questions are fine!
Planting Seeds to Drive Your Career Momentum
April 24, 5:30-8:00 PM at Southbound Restaurant
Join us for an evening of networking, nibbles and discussion on the topic of creating career momentum!
Linda Matzigkeit is Chief Administrative Officer of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. She provides executive oversight, vision and support for Human Resources, Legal, Compliance, Marketing and Communications, Strategic Planning and Wellness.
Linda began her career more than27 years ago in the healthcare industry and joined Children’s in January 2003. Originally from central Illinois, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration and an MBA.
She is a frequent speaker on the topic of becoming an employer of choice, Employee Wellness and Childhood Obesity. Her passion is wellness and she serves as a role model for others. She has completed two marathons, 25 half-marathons, multiple 10ks (including 10 Peachtree Road Races), many trail runs and triathlons (including six Half Ironmans, four Chicago Triathlons and the Chattanooga Ironman). She balances work and life successfully by carefully prioritizing work, family and self.
Thursday October 12, 2017 5:30pm – 7:30pm SKIM 3453 Pierce Dr Suite 105 Chamblee, GA 30341
Join us in Atlanta for cocktails, nibbles and networking with your WIRe chapter! Come learn ‘Research Powers to Grow Your Career’ with a lively roundtable discussion. We will be dividing up into small groups to address topics related to our theme and providing prizes for the table that uses their super powers to provide insightful answers!
Wednesday April 19, 2017 5:30pm – 7:30pm Southbound in Atlanta 5394 Peachtree Road Chamblee, GA 30341
Join us in Atlanta for cocktails, nibbles and networking with your WIRe chapter! Come learn how to ‘Balance like a Superstar’ with a discussion on health & wellness, as well as how to balance your career and personal life! Wellness Coach Nicole Stover will lead the group through various breathing practices as well as balancing and grounding techniques. Plus, Michael Hoban will give a presentation on “How Hungry Are You?”, a guide for those contemplating a step up within their current organization or a step out for something new and bigger A special thank you to SKIM, MMR Research Associates and Focus Pointe Global for making this event possible!