Arlene Hughes Manos ’63

President Emeritus, National Ad Sales - AMC - RLJ Entertainment

Arlene Manos is a member of the Board of Directors for RLJ Entertainment, Inc., a privately owned subsidiary of AMC Networks, a premium digital channel company serving distinct audiences primarily through its popular OTT branded channels, Acorn TV (British TV) and UMC (Urban Movie Channel), which have rapidly grown through development, acquisition, and distribution of its exclusive rights to a large library of international and British dramas, independent feature films and urban content.

Manos joined AMC Networks Inc. in 2002 as President of National Advertising Sales and was responsible for overseeing the advertising sales efforts for its national cable television networks AMC, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and BBC AMERICA (operated through a joint venture with BBC Worldwide). In January 2017, her position transitioned to President Emeritus, National Ad Sales. Responsibilities also include revenue oversite for BBC World News in the U.S. Manos joined AMC Networks from A&E Television Networks where she held a number of sales management positions, most recently as senior vice president of national advertising sales.