Marketing & Social Media Director
Born and raised in Winston-Salem, Anna Folwell relocated back to her home state of North Carolina in 2019. As of January 2021, she is consulting for clients in Education, Real Estate, and Start-Up sectors.
Currently, Anna serves on the PBS North Carolina Foundation Board; and as an active Board of Trustees member for UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem. She also served as the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors for the Dorill Initiative, a youth arts’ education organization based in New York City.
Previously, Anna worked for Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity (LIONS), the creative benchmark for the global creative industry for more than 65 years. She managed sponsorship and creative partnerships for the Festival’s North American business partners.
Prior to LIONS, she worked across various divisions of FOX Sports across their US Headquarters’ locations in Los Angeles, and New York City. She has worked in production roles for numerous studios and production companies, as well as on programs including "The Bachelorette," "The X Factor," and the "Lifetime Achievement Awards.”
Anna’s expertise lies in creative engineering, project management, events planning, marketing, production and community outreach initiatives. She received her Bachelor’s degree from UNC Chapel Hill in Media & Journalism, and a second degree in Communication Studies for Media Production.