Co-Founder & Managing Partner Punch Point Group
Annie Howell is an communications, training and coaching executive with over 25 years of experience leading teams that excel in strategic communications, crisis communications, public relations, reputation management, brand launches and awareness building, talent management, publicity and social media. She is a writer, communication and media trainer and is an ICF certified executive coach. Prior to launching her own training and PR company, Annie led the communications departments for several media companies including Discovery Communications US Networks Division, Crown Media (Hallmark Channel) and AMC Network’s SundanceTV. She also held numerous positions at two national public affairs agencies, Ogilvy & Mather and Powell Tate. She sits on the executive board of directors of the Alliance of Women in Media Foundation where she has co-chaired the annual Gracie Awards for four consecutive years. She is a regular speaker on topics including communications, leadership, executive presence, influence, personal brand, career pivots and networking.