The 29-year-old daytime account exec describes the Viacom-owned network as an environment where she's constantly pushed to learn as much as she can. If there's something she doesn't know, Ms. DeSanto says, she'll just tap a VP for advice.
In her current post, most of Ms. DeSanto's colleagues are in their 30s and 40s. She negotiated as part of the upfront process for daytime dayparts, but has her sights set on prime time.
"Adrienne has a great attitude," says Jo Ann Ross, president of sales. "She really likes to roll up her sleeves and contribute-she's going to be a star."