How USA Network’s Founder Became the First Female Network President in TV History

April 3, 2017, 9:00 AM UTC
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Kay Koplovitz grew up in the 1950s. At this time, it wasn’t common to tell little girls that they could be whatever they wanted to be. But Koplovitz’s parents were different. From a young age, they supported her and her habit of pushing the envelope. She even negotiated an allowance when she was five years old. Years later, Koplovitz became the founder of USA Network and the first woman to serve as a network president in television history. Listen to this week’s episode of our Fortune Unfiltered podcast below to learn about her love of adventure, the importance of embracing change, and how to create your own luck.

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