Sean Cohan, A+E Networks, and Howard T. Owens, Founder & Co-CEO, Propagate Content, have a conversation relating to the crossroads of linear and digital as both execs have spent their careers as innovators and are now multi-platform content creators. They discuss the latest trends in content, and also focus on the need for strong original content, great storytelling, and how to strategically make and exploit that content while at the same time defining and popularizing great brands around it. Cohan also touches on A+E Networks’ recent launch of 45th & Dean, a multi-platform video and audio storytelling hub and agency.
Sean Cohan, President, International and Digital Media, A+E Networks, has a remit that covers 75 branded channel feeds worldwide and a 13,000-hour library distributed across more than 200 territories in 39 languages. Cohan also manages A+E Networks’ Digital Media including all strategic, operational, editorial, social and distribution functions around digital media both in the United States and around the world.
Howard T. Owens is the founder and co-creator of Propagate. Founded in 2015 and spearheaded by Co-CEOs Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens, Los Angeles-based Propagate develops, produces and distributes programming built upon great stories spanning all genres, including premium scripted series, longform, unscripted and formats, to broadcast, cable, digital and emerging platforms worldwide.
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