Shana Teehan Named CPB Vice President, Communications
Jun 20, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 20, 2019) -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today named Shana Teehan as Vice President of Communications at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, effective June 24, 2019. She will be responsible for the development and implementation of a multi-faceted communications and messaging strategy to advance awareness of public media and its value to American society.
“Shana is a highly regarded communicator and has been repeatedly recognized for her innovation in digital and grassroots communications,” said CPB Chief Operating Officer Michael Levy. “Her skill set and experience will be valuable assets as we look to foster stronger collaborative relationships across the public media system and with the American people.”
Prior to joining CPB, Teehan spent more than six years in communications advisory roles in both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, most recently serving as senior advisor/communications director for Congressman Kevin Brady, former Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Before coming to Washington, D.C., she owned her own boutique communications firm, specializing in digital strategies for candidates, media personalities and grassroots organizations. Teehan also served on the Alabama State Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, appointed by both Presidents Bush and Obama.
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