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Release Date: 04/07/2011

New York, NY – Time Warner Cable New York City selected Imani Breaker, Vice President of Customer Care to be the 2011 recipient of the prestigious Harlem YMCA’s Salute to Black Achievers in Industry Award.   The Black Achievers in Industry Award recognizes African-American executives who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to their profession and community.  Time Warner Cable has been a longtime supporter of the awards program designed to provide local students with scholarships, mentoring opportunities, afterschool programs, accessibility to day camps and exposure to the role models honored by their companies. 

“I am humbled to be among the 32 recipients named this year and for being recognized for my commitments both inside and outside the company.  It’s rewarding to be part of a program that benefits the community and provides students in Harlem access to valuable resources and learning opportunities.  Thank you Time Warner Cable for bestowing this honor on me,” said Imani Breaker, Vice President, Customer Care, Time Warner Cable New York City.   

Imani Breaker has made significant contributions during the 12 ½ years she has been with Time Warner Cable.  Her leadership and dedication is proven through her career achievements and commitment to community enrichment.  Breaker serves as an executive host for several Time Warner Cable employee resource groups and is a mentor.  Her track record of giving back extends beyond the New York City area.  Breaker is a long distance mentor to a YMCA Charter school, the Tiger Academy, in her hometown of Jacksonville, Florida.  Communicating via Skype to a class of 17 pre-kindergarten children, she’s led remote geography lessons including an overview of New York City landmarks.   

The Harlem YMCA recently hosted the 41st Annual National Salute to Black Achievers in Industry Awards ceremony at the Times Square Marriott Marquis in Manhattan.  The event brought together hundreds of community members ranging from corporate leaders and influencers to residents and young people from Harlem.  To learn more, visit their website:

Time Warner Cable’s New York City footprint serves over 1.3 million customers in four boroughs (Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and western Brooklyn), Mt. Vernon, Hudson Valley (Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and parts of Dutchess, Greene and Delaware Counties), and Bergen and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. 

About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s East Region provides technologically advanced video, Internet and telephone services to more than 5.9 million residential and business customers.  Time Warner Cable’s East Region serves more than 1,300 cities in nine states, including Alabama, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.  The East Region has more than 17,000 employees focused on delivering the company’s mission every day by connecting people and businesses with information, entertainment and each other. 

Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas.  Time Warner Cable serves more than 14 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services.  Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable.  More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at, and

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