Anne Brachman, Senior Vice President, External Affairs

As the Senior Vice President of External Affairs, Anne Brachman oversees all government affairs, communications, and external engagement for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Ms. Brachman is responsible for raising awareness of CPB's strong stewardship of taxpayer funding devoted to strengthening the nation’s public media service. Further, she serves as the primary liaison between CPB and the federal government, providing counsel as it relates to communications, federal funding, authorization, and other policy issues.

Ms. Brachman has more than two decades of government-related experience in Washington, D.C. Before joining CPB in 2012, she was a Manager for International and Government Affairs at the Telecommunications Industry Association, a trade association that represents several hundred global telecommunications equipment manufacturers. She came to Washington in 2003 to work for her hometown member of Congress and rose quickly to become his Legislative Director.

Ms. Brachman has a B.S. in Telecommunications from the University of Florida and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from George Mason University.