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Katy Ferguson

EVP/Managing Partner, Entertainment
Horizon Media

Katy Ferguson spearheads the entertainment practice at Horizon, driving tune-in and social conversations for a portfolio of entertainment brands including A + E Networks, Spike, Scripps and truTV.  Katy is the strategic mastermind behind the connection plans for some of cable’s top rated shows including Bates Motel, Vikings and Lip Sync Battle.

And the numbers don’t lie. During her tenure at Horizon, HGTV has experienced their best year ever, Katy led programs such as Bates Motel to became the most watched A&E original drama amongst adults 25-54; Bonnie and Clyde, AEN’s first simulcast event, garnered 10 million viewers; the premiere telecast of Vikings averaged 6.2 million total viewers; Season 2 of Lip Sync Battle was the most watched episode on an original series in Spike history.....and Hatfields and McCoy’s made history as the single biggest launch in the history of cable and won a Gold OBIE and Mediapost Creative Media Award.

Katy came to Horizon Media with extensive cable industry expertise, having worked on such prominent entertainment brands as CBS, Cinemax, Fuse, HBO, HBO Home Entertainment and Showtime.  During that time, Katy pioneered such noteworthy initiatives as the “HBO Voyeur” campaign which won a Cannes Lions Promo Grand Prix.

Katy has nearly 20 years of experience providing strategic leadership, media solutions and exceptional client service across a wealth of categories beyond entertainment properties, including CPG, fashion, luxury and OTC. 

Katy is a recognized industry leader. In 2014 she was named as an Adweek Media All-Star and in 2015 was recognized by Multichannel News as a Wonder Woman. Katy is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication. She lives in South Orange, New Jersey with her husband and two children.