NEW YORK: Crown Media Family Networks has promoted Annie Howell to EVP of corporate communications and media relations. She previously served as SVP.
In her new role, she will lead the company's corporate communications efforts, as well as media relations and social media operations. She will also supervise Crown Media Family's investor and government relations divisions.
Prior to joining the company in October 2010, Howell served as SVP of communications and public affairs at Discovery Communications, where she helped the network launch environmentally friendly initiatives such as Planet Green and TreeHugger.com.