Cynopsis Top Women in Media Awards Recognize Talent and Dedication at Altice USA’s News 12, Cheddar News, and a4

New York, NY (September 1, 2023) - Tara Rosenblum, Hena Doba, and Natalia Irmin have been named to Cynopsis’ 2023 Top Women in Media. Representing News 12, Cheddar News, and a4, these women have shown exemplary work and are gaining substantial recognition for Altice USA’s family of companies.

Tara Rosenblum, a senior investigative reporter at News 12, has been named as “Game Changing On-Air Talent.” Rosenblum's passion is diving into breaking, political, and investigative news stories. Some of the major events she’s covered include the Virginia Tech Massacre, presidential races, and Hurricane Katrina. She has also reported on many high-profile criminal cases and led News 12's coverage of Bernie Madoff, Ben Novack Jr., and Robert Durst. Rosenblum's investigative reporting on Durst made international headlines in 2021 and led up to his indictment in Westchester. Rosenblum also spent four years covering the 9/11 health crisis. Her work has led to recognizable change at the state and local level, affecting local laws and uncovering answers for viewers in the communities she serves.

Hena Doba has also earned recognition as “Game Changing On-Air Talent.” A longtime anchor and reporter for Cheddar News, she has covered some of the most prominent news stories of our time, such as 9/11 and Sandy Hook. She exemplifies strength and resilience, having battled discrimination and pushback as a Pakistani-American journalist early in her career. Her commitment to accurate and powerful storytelling shines through her work. Doba is a champion for women’s empowerment, anchoring segments like “Walk and Talk,” which dives into the lives of women entrepreneurs and changemakers. Her weekly show, ChedHer, celebrates women in finance.

“Data & Research Trendsetter” is the title awarded to Natalia Irmin, a4’s Director of Strategic Data and Media Partnerships. With more than 10 years of experience working with data in the defense, finance, and advertising industries, Irmin currently leads the Strategic Partnerships team in the development of advanced data and media products in support of the organization’s media planning, buying, and advanced analytics business. Her relentless pursuit of excellence, coupled with her ability to extract meaningful insights from complex data, has had a profound impact on a4’s success. Irmin educates the industry on the importance of data enrichment and its benefits across connected TV (CTV) advertising.

Rosenblum, Doba, and Irmin will be recognized at a formal gala on October 11, 2023, in New York City. For more information on Cynopsis Top Women in Media, please visit the official website.