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48. Lauren Zalaznick
48. Lauren Zalaznick
President, NBCU Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks
General Electric (GE)
2008 rank: New
Age: 46

Bravo and Oxygen are buzzing, thanks to this tastemaker who gave us "Real Housewives" and "Top Chef." She's redefining how NBCU sells its coveted female audience, tailoring media buys for advertisers across the network's brands.

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Last updated September 15 2009: 12:58 PM ET
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