Alumna Freeman is New Marketing Officer for TBSDepartment of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (ChBE) alumna and Clark School Women In Engineering (WIE) Advisory Board member Brenda Cornish-Freeman (B.S. '87) has been named to the newly created position of chief marketing officer for Turner Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media, part of the Turner Broadcasting System. She will provide overall vision and leadership to all areas of marketing, on-air and trade creative services that support the cable television networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, along with their on-line businesses, and the digital enterprises GameTap and Super Deluxe.
Freeman, a veteran brand marketing and promotion executive, previously served as the senior vice president of integrated marketing and promotions for Nickelodeon and MTVN Kids and Family Group, where she oversaw development and execution of all promotions marketing efforts for Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Noggin, The N, NickToons Network, and Nick at Nite, as well as Nickelodeon magazines and Nick Digital businesses. She has also been the vice president of affiliate marketing for MTV Networks, president of consumer marketing for VH1, director of marketing and special events for ABC Radio Networks, and has held product development management, financial and marketing positions with Frito-Lay, Pepsi-Cola, and Mobil Oil.
Freeman also holds an M.B.A. in marketing and finance from the University of Maryland and is a board member of Women in Cable and Television (WICT).
Published January 9, 2008