Molly Battin is Executive Vice President and Global Chief Communications and Corporate Marketing Officer for Turner. She is responsible for brand reputation across all platforms, internal and external strategic communications, media planning and buying, media relations and publicity, and assuring that all communications reflect Turner’s core values and advance its business strategy.
Battin has held leadership roles since joining Turner in 2000, most recently as chief brand strategy officer. Prior to that, her previous roles include chief media and business insights officer, and general manager of upwave. Battin assumed leadership of Turner Media Group in 2009 after serving as senior vice president of brand development and digital platforms for TBS, TNT and Turner Classic Movies (TCM). She previously spearheaded the creation of the TBS Very Funny brand campaign, and led domestic marketing for CNN, CNN Headline News and CNNfn as vice president of strategic marketing.
Prior to joining Turner, Battin was vice president of marketing for EzGov, Inc, served in brand management at The Coca-Cola Company, and advertising account management at Bates USA and D’Arcy, Mathis, Benton, and Bowles, New York.
Battin is a Fellow of the Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Betsy Magness Leadership Institute. She currently serves on the advisory board for Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Battin earned a bachelor’s degree in American history from Princeton University and a MBA from Northwestern University.