Michelle Lynn Rice is a media executive who has made a name for herself in the industry. She is the executive vice president of content distribution at TV One. In this position, Rice is responsible for developing distribution strategies, national accounts negotiations with MPVDs, and domestic and international program sales. She graduated from Temple University and has received numerous awards and accolades. She was named to CableFAX’s Top 100 in Cable, as well as the list of Top Minorities and Women in Cable. In addition, she was recognized as a Next Wave Leader by Broadcasting & Cable. She was also a finalist for the CableFAX Sales Executive of the Year award, and her team was named the top sales team for mid-sized cable networks.
Rice’s family has a diverse background. She is related to many notable people, including Johnnie D. Rice, who lived with Michelle at eighteen different locations. Her cousins include Rotressa Yelling, Allison Rice, Bobby Rice, and Earnest Yelling. In addition, she is related to the actor Bobby Rice, as well as her sister Allison Rice.