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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

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Washington, D.C. 20549








Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): July 1, 2019



Cable One, Inc.


(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)






(State or Other Jurisdiction of

Incorporation or Organization)

(Commission File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


210 E. Earll Drive, Phoenix, Arizona


(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)


Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (602) 364-6000



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of Each Class


Trading Symbol


Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01




New York Stock Exchange


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). 


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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐





Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On July 1, 2019, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Cable One, Inc. (the “Company”), upon the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board, increased the number of directors constituting the Board from eight to nine and elected Mary E. Meduski, 60, to serve as a director of the Company, effective immediately, filling the vacancy resulting from the increase. Ms. Meduski was elected as a Class II director, with a term expiring at the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The Board also named Ms. Meduski to serve as a member of the Audit Committee, effective immediately.


Ms. Meduski will receive cash and equity compensation in accordance with the Company’s Non-Employee Director Compensation Program, as disclosed in the Company’s 2019 Proxy Statement, including an annual equity award grant in the form of restricted stock units under the Amended and Restated Cable One, Inc. 2015 Omnibus Incentive Compensation Plan with a grant-date fair value of approximately $125,000 and an annual cash retainer of $75,000, each pro-rated for the portion of the 2019-2020 service year following her appointment to the Board.


There is no other arrangement or understanding between Ms. Meduski or any other person pursuant to which she was elected as a director of the Company. There are no family relationships among Ms. Meduski and any of the Company’s directors or executive officers. Ms. Meduski has not had an interest in any transaction since the beginning of the Company’s last fiscal year, or any currently proposed transaction, that requires disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


Item 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure.


On July 1, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing Ms. Meduski’s election to the Board. A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.


The information contained in this Item 7.01 as well as in Exhibit 99.1 is furnished and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and such information shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any of the Company’s filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.








Press release issued by Cable One, Inc. on July 1, 2019.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.




Cable One, Inc.








/s/ Peter N. Witty





Peter N. Witty





Senior Vice President, General Counsel

and Secretary







Date: July 1, 2019



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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)


Exhibit 99.1






Mary Meduski Joins Cable ONE Board of Directors




July 1, 2019 - Phoenix, AZ -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cable One, Inc. (NYSE: CABO) (the “Company” or “Cable ONE”) today announced the election of Mary E. Meduski to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.


Meduski currently serves as President and CFO and is a member of the board of directors of TierPoint, a leading national provider of information technology and data center services, including colocation, cloud computing, and managed IT services. She also serves as President and CFO of Cequel III, TierPoint’s management company. Prior to joining TierPoint, Meduski served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Suddenlink Communications. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University and an MBA from Boston University.


“We are very pleased to welcome Mary to our Board of Directors and look forward to the knowledge and energy that she will bring,” said Julie Laulis, President and CEO of Cable ONE. “Her extensive background in the media, telecommunications, and technology industries in combination with her strong financial expertise will make her a valuable asset to both Cable ONE and our shareholders.”


Meduski’s election increases the size of the Board to nine members. She will serve on the Audit Committee.







About Cable ONE

Cable One, Inc. (NYSE: CABO) is a leading broadband communications provider serving more than 800,000 residential and business customers in 21 states through its Sparklight™ and Clearwave brands. Sparklight provides consumers with a wide array of connectivity and entertainment services, including high-speed internet and advanced Wi-Fi solutions, cable television and phone service. Sparklight Business and Clearwave provide scalable and cost-effective products for businesses ranging in size from small to mid-market, in addition to enterprise, wholesale and carrier customers.


Trish Niemann
Corporate Communications Director
[email protected]


Steven Cochran


[email protected]




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