Cynopsis Announces Top Women in Media Honorees Class of 2021

July 15, 2021.  Cynopsis Media, in partnership with platinum sponsor TurnkeyZRG, has announced the 2021 class of honorees for the Cynopsis Top Women in Media awards. The awards are earned by female trailblazers who are pushing the industry forward, while empowering and inspiring others. These honorees are innovators, risk-takers and those instrumental in executing strategy spanning the entertainment, technology and sports media landscape. The 2021 Class celebrates 147 honorees representing 80+ companies across 14 categories. This year, these amazing women will be celebrated in an in-person gala at Tribeca 360° in New York City, that will be held on Wednesday, October 27th at 6pm. If you or your company is interested in attending the event, you can register here.

TurnkeyZRG is proud to be back as a Platinum sponsor and proud partner of the Cynopsis Top Women in Media awards.  As the only talent recruitment firm supporting the awards, it reinforces our position of knowing the best and brightest talent in the sports, media and entertainment worlds.

“We are excited to be part of recognizing the Cynopsis Top Women in Media,” said Rick Alessandri, Managing Director, Media for TurnkeyZRG. “These women are true trailblazers, leaders, innovators and risk-takers and deserve this prestigious industry accolade. TurnkeyZRG has always been a advocate of diversity, equity and inclusion and we’re excited to support Cynopsis in acknowledging and honoring these incredible executives.”

Rediscover previous year’s coverage of the awards via our #CynTopWomen and #TurnkeyTidbit social campaign on LinkedIn and Twitter, where we asked honorees about mentorship, leadership, motivation, life lessons, and more. Check back to see how we celebrate these honorees over the next few months.

2021 Cynopsis Top Women in Media Honoree Categories

  • Ad Tech Innovators

  • Corporate Visionaries

  • Data & Research Trendsetters

  • Directors Who Do It All

  • Game Changing On Air Talent

  • Industry Leaders

  • Innovators & Disrupters

  • Local & National News Ambassadors

  • Marketing Trailblazers

  • Operations Front Runners

  • Production Pacesetters

  • Public Relations Gurus

  • Social Media Groundbreakers

  • Tech Leaders


Cynopsis Media, a division of Access Intelligence, is the publisher of six free trade publications for the television, media, digital, and sports TV industries. The two daily eNewsletters, Cynopsis and Cynopsis Sports, are sent via email to a combined total subscriber base of more than 100,000 in over 58 countries. Aside from the Newsletters, Cynopsis produces a variety of live networking events, virtual events, educational webinars, community survey reports, insightful online resources, and benchmarking award programs throughout the year.


Founded in 1996, TurnkeyZRG is a highly specialized talent recruitment/executive search firm filling C-level, senior-level and mid-management level positions throughout sports, entertainment and media. Over the past 25 years, TurnkeyZRG has filled more than 1,400 positions throughout sports, entertainment and media. TurnkeyZRG helps teams, leagues, stadiums, arenas, theaters, college athletic departments, events, sponsors, agencies, media companies, private equity companies and other clients identify, recruit and hire the very best management talent. Turnkey now benefits from ZRG’s global footprint, full array of industry practice groups, data-driven, analytical search tools, and technology investment in changing the way executive search/talent recruiting is done. TurnkeyZRG becomes a tech-enabled disrupter of the prior executive search model. For more information about TurnkeyZRG, visit

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