Speaker Bio: Denise L. Bennett
With almost 20 years of Media & Entertainment industry experience, Denise is an Integrated Marketing and Media Marketing seasoned professional. Currently a member of the Warner Media Content Partnerships team, she focuses on developing marketing solutions for clients across TBS & TNT’s various platforms. A few key wins have been content partnerships with Universal Parks and TBS’ original show, Drop The Mic, as well as Audible with TNT’s original limited series, The Alienist.
Denise expanded her skills within the industry through integrated marketing roles at NBCUniversal’s “Women at NBCU” portfolio team, the NBA’s Global Marketing Partnerships team. She was most recently at TV One’s “One Solution” portfolio team, serving as primary liaison to premiere client, Walmart, developing award winning marketing solutions across TV One, Radio One, Reach Media, and Interactive One.
She started as a Viacom intern at VH1 Save The Music and spent 9 years in various consumer and integrated marketing roles throughout the company including Noggin/The N, Comedy Central, and MTV.
Denise has a BS in Music Business from Indiana State University and an MBA in Marketing and Media & Communications from Fordham University. She has served as the President of the Fordham Black & Hispanic MBA Association, VP of the Fordham Media & Entertainment Alliance, and the NY Chapter President of N.A.M.I.C (National Association of Multi-ethnicity in Communications). She has participated in the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) Executive Leadership Program and was in the 1st class of the Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) MBA Prep class. She is currently in the NAMIC Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and a board member of the Black Professionals at Turner Business Resource Group.
Outside of her professional responsibilities, Denise is a TV junkie, an avid world traveler, and an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc.