- As noted, Stephanie McMahon has been named to Multichannel News' 11th annual "40 Under 40" list. The full list can be seen at this link. The list honors a wide range of executives from various telecommunications backgrounds that have made an impact within their industry. They wrote the following on Stephanie:
A female executive in a traditionally male-dominated industry, Stephanie McMahon began her career with WWE as an account executive. Prior to being named chief brand officer, she was executive VP, creative and was responsible for overseeing the digital and creative departments, as well as the creative development of all WWE TV, PPV, print, digital and social-media content. She has also managed WWE's talent relations, talent brand management and live-events businesses. She was named to the WWE board in 2015. In 2014, McMahon and her husband established Connor's Cure, a fund dedicated to pediatric cancer research. In 2015, she was one of nine U.S. leaders tapped for the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship, an international leadership exchange program for outstanding professionals chaired by Gen. Colin Powell. McMahon, the daughter of WWE chairman/CEO Vince McMahon, was recognized as a "Wonder Woman" by Multichannel News this year and was named to Variety's second annual "Digital Entertainment Impact list: 30 Execs to Watch," among many honors.
What do you like best about your job? "The opportunity to engage with the families who watch our programming and see the smiles on their faces as we create memories that will last a lifetime."
- A WWE Performance Center "All Access" event is going on today in Orlando, as seen below. The next event has been announced for Monday, September 12th:
- Former WWE Superstar Virgil was backstage at WWE Battleground last night. Here he is with AJ Styles, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson: