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Susan Grant

Atlanta, GA

Susan Grant
Susan Grant

Grant serves on Heifer's Board as an At-Large Director. She was elected Vice Chair in October 2013.

Grant is an Executive Vice President of CNN News Service and has more than 30 years of media experience. During her 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, CNN Radio and CNN ImageSource. Under Grant's leadership, CNN's affiliate businesses have built exceptional, sustainable collaborations with their broadcast, radio and licensing partners.

Earlier in her career at Turner Broadcasting System and CNN, Grant served in a variety of sales, marketing and PR capacities, including 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. In addition to service on the Heifer Board, 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 holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College.