From the middle of April until the end of the month, everyone involved in cable TV programming is preparing presentations for shows that will premiere in the fall. Doyle is at the forefront of engaging music with programming, leading MTV's music strategy as well as label and artist relations. She also produces the Video Music Awards, among other shows. "There's a lot of brainstorming" this time of year, she says, noting that part of her day is connecting with a grass-roots arts organization to enhance the Brooklyn feel of the VMAs when they're held there later this year.

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