Terrier Talks: Careers in Network Television
Alisha Cowan-Vieira, Director of Talent Development at ABC News, will discuss her role at a major network and her career path. Students have the opportunity to be in conversation with an industry leader in network news and a chance to learn what skills and qualifications recruiters are looking for when hiring talent in the network news space. Additionally, students of all majors will learn how to navigate their careers to rise to the top in any profession.
Cowan-Vieira recruits and develops on- and off-air talent while creating programs and content that reflect a diverse and inclusive audience. Before transitioning into talent development, she worked as a producer at NBC, "The Dr. Oz Show" and CNN.
Cowan-Vieira holds B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from Howard University and a Master of Public Administration from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.