Susan Grant

Susan Grant is executive vice president of CNN News Services, a division of CNN Worldwide, which encompasses the company’s digital and affiliate businesses. During Grant’s tenure, CNN Digital has become the Internet’s leading news destination globally across various online and mobile platforms. Also included in her portfolio of businesses are CNNMoney.com, a partnership with Time Inc.’s Fortune & Money Group, CNN Mobile, CNN iReport, CNN Newsource Sales and CNN ImageSource. Under Grant’s leadership, CNN’s affiliate businesses have built exceptional, sustainable collaborations with their broadcast and licensing partners.

With more than 30 years of media experience, Grant has enjoyed more than 20 years at Turner Broadcasting System and CNN serving in a variety of sales, marketing and PR capacities, including serving as president of Turner Program Services, responsible for domestic syndication sales. She also spent nine years in syndication sales at Sony Pictures Television Distribution.

For her leadership in off-air management, the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation honored Grant with its First Amendment Service Award in 2008. She was also named one of the Women in Technology’s ‘Women of the Year’ in 2006 for her commitment to the development of Georgia’s businesswomen in the technology industry.

Grant is an active community participant in her adopted Atlanta hometown, and currently serves on the board of Heifer International, a nonprofit, humanitarian organization dedicated to ending hunger and poverty and caring for the Earth. She also serves on the board of directors for Internet Broadcasting, the nation’s largest publisher of TV station Web sites; the board of directors for Leadership Atlanta, the oldest sustained community leadership program in the nation; the board of trustees for the Morehouse School of Medicine; and Agnes Scott College’s board of visitors, of which she is chairman. She graduated from Vassar College.