VP of Social Responsibility, Cartoon Network

Alice Cahn is currently Cartoon Network’s VP of Social Responsibility, directing content and the implementation of pro-social initiatives across Cartoon Network divisions including STOP BULLYING SPEAK UP.  Before this promotion, Cahn was VP Development and Acquisitions for CN’s daytime programming.  Prior to joining Cartoon Network, Cahn served as Managing Director of the Markle Foundation’s Interactive Media for Children Program.  Cahn came to Markle from Sesame Workshop where she served as President of the Television, Film and Video group.  From 1993-1998 Cahn was head of children's programming for the US Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).  

Prior to joining PBS,  Ms. Cahn designed national outreach programs linking media and education at Sony’s Education First Foundation; was program director for children’s and instructional television at KQED, SF; and taught elementary and jr high school at Village Community School, NY, NY.

Cahn did her Masters work in Educational Technology at San Francisco State University; and holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from NYU. She serves on local PTA and HSA committees; on the advisory boards of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, National Association of Media Literacy Educators, Women in Children’s Media and the Girl Scouts Healthy Media Coalition;  and is a featured speaker on the role of media and social change at national and international conferences.  She and her partner live in Maplewood, NJ and have 3 children.

Board Member Type: 
Education Advisory