Yazmin Wickham is the Senior Director of Digital Platform Management for Katz Networks, part of The E.W. Scripps Company, responsible for driving innovation, improvements and delivery execution related to apps & digital processes supporting Katz Networks properties. Additionally, Wickham handles onboarding new platforms for all Katz Networks websites and apps, which include Bounce, Brown Sugar, Court TV, Grit, Laff and The List.
Wickham is a seasoned-technology professional with nearly 25 years of experience leveraging emerging tech trends, analytics metrics, consumer feedback, and industry research to develop and implement online solutions for businesses.
She joined Katz Networks in 2016 as PHP Developer and ascended to the position of Senior Director of Technology & Innovation, focused on the Brown Sugar SVOD service. Wickham previously served as the principal and owner of YazminMedia, a company that created and developed innovative online solutions for B2C clients for nearly 20 years.
A military veteran, Wickham received an Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Army as a Specialist First Class. She served as an Electronic Warfare Specialist/Signal Intelligence Voice Interceptor with an emphasis on Arabic linguistics.
Wickham was recognized as a 2019 Women to Watch in Streaming by Multichannel News. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University where she graduated magna cum laude. She serves on the Board at The S.A.G.E. Life Foundation (Cumming, GA).
The Katz Networks are targeted, demo-specific brands leading a new generation of fast-growing, multi-platform networks that super serve consumers with diverse and entertaining programming available to be seen everywhere, on over-the-air, cable, satellite television, via over-the-top services, on mobile devices and on the web.