An eight-time honoree in CableFAX magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Cable list, Suzanne Norman is SVP Operations-Head of CMT Nashville. As the network’s most senior female executive, Norman oversees day-to-day operations and business objectives for CMT. Based in Nashville, Norman oversees CMT’s executive team and acts as the key liaison to Viacom leadership.
Her wide range of responsibilities includes operational oversight of the channel’s goals. She also spearheads digital, prosocial and network events, and she contributes to successful tentpoles like the “CMT Music Awards” and “Artists of the Year.”
Norman joined CMT in 2001, and has served in many roles. Previously, she held finance roles at CBS Cable, Gaylord Entertainment and KPMG.
Norman is an alumna of the CTAM Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School for high potential cable executives and Leadership Music. In 2013, Nashville Business Journal named her a “Woman of Influence” for making a positive impact on the community. She sits on the board of CMT Canada. Additionally, Norman is a member of the Country Music Association (CMA), the Tennessee Society of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), Leadership Music and SOURCE. She is a CPA, and a graduate of the College of William & Mary.
(Updated January 2019)