Anne Cowan

Communications Strategist

Anne Cowan is passionate communicator, committed to helping people and businesses reach critical audiences with truthful stories, told with confidence and impact.

She comes to i.e. network after 20 years as SVP of Communications and Marketing and Chief Communications Officer for the marketing consortium of the cable entertainment and broadband industry (CTAM), representing nearly all U.S. content production and distribution companies.

Anne played a critical role in CTAM success by aligning the communications and marketing disciplines to address industry-wide challenges, such as reputation management, customer satisfaction, and new product introductions. The collaboration among companies and across disciplines led to a strong, cohesive voice and greater impact.

Prior to CTAM, Anne was VP of a D.C.-based communications agency, Susan Peterson Productions, Inc., where she coached business and TV news clients on messaging, crisis comms, and on-camera techniques.

Anne serves on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and her honors include the PR News Hall of Fame and CableFax Daily Lifetime Achievement Award.

She credits her communications success to her many superior colleagues and deep roots in the theatre as professor, actress, director and voice coach.

Facts: Born in Rochester NY, holds Indiana U BA/MA, married to actor Jim Slaughter, has two children, three grand-daughters and fourth due in 2020.