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Teya Ryan, president and executive director of Georgia Public Broadcasting

GPB’s Teya Ryan to Discuss Navigating Career Fears in IMPACT Lecture March 27

Teya Ryan, president and executive director of Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB), will discuss overcoming career challenges on Wed. March 27 in Georgia Tech's IMPACT Speaker Series.

Sullivan, whose lecture is titled "From Berkeley to Big Bird: How to Navigate Your Career Fears,” will speak at 4:30 p.m. in LeCraw Auditorium of the Scheller College of Business (800 West Peachtree Street). Her lecture is free and open to the public.

Organized by Georgia Tech's Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship, the IMPACT Series brings notable business executives, high-tech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and intellectual leaders to the College.

Ryan, who has more than 30 years of experience in broadcast media, joined GPB in 2009. She previously served as executive vice president and general manager of CNN/US, where she was in charge of all network programming, daily editorial, breaking news, etc.

She also helped develop a cross-platform sales initiative that increased CNN ad sales by $65 million. In 2012, under her leadership, GPB Media received the Southeast Regional Emmy for Station Excellence.

A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Ryan received a Womenetics 2012 POW! Award for business innovation. She has won seven Emmys, four Cable Ace Awards, and was named one of the 10 most powerful women in media by Crain Media in 2002.

For the full lineup of IMPACT speakers this fall, visit the IMPACT Website

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