Brittany Esparza

Degree and Year: 
BA 1991
Professional Title: 
SVP Distribution
The Weather Channel

Professional Background: 
Worked in television sales my entire career, with AMC Networks, ESPN and Virgin Media in London and The Weather Channel

How has being an English graduate from Duke University helped shape your professional success?: 
Excellent writing and correspondence skills; comfort and facility with contracts and most importantly, a confidence to interact and negotiate in a high pressured environment where interpersonal skills and eloquence are essential!