KRISTIN TORGEN FLANNERY  
Kristin Torgen Flannery has a wealth of experience in Media Relations and Branding after 15 years in the Entertainment Industry.

Most recently, Flannery served as Vice President, Partnerships & Promotions for Universal Domestic Television where she was responsible for developing and integrating innovative brand-building activities, licensing efforts and establishing key partnerships with major brands and entertainment companies. She developed programs to build brand identity, retail awareness and profitability for Universal Television products.

Prior to Universal Domestic Television, Flannery served as Vice President, Advertising & Promotion for Universal Worldwide Television, where her responsibilities included all administrative and creative areas within the company’s marketing division. Overseeing Universal Worldwide Television’s in-house art department, Flannery art directed all print advertising and audio/visual campaigns, supervised the company’s participation at all domestic programming markets, and directed publicity for all first-run television product.  She coordinated the promotional launches of all first-run television series and movie collections. Flannery also collaborated with executive producers and production staffs regarding promotional positioning of each show as well as product placement.

Flannery spearheaded the promotion and publicity, which successfully launched Blind Date, one of television’s fastest growing syndicated strip programs.

Before joining Universal Worldwide Television Flannery was the Executive Director of Marketing & Creative Services for Polygram Television where she oversaw marketing and publicity efforts the company.

Prior to that, she was the Associate Director of Publicity and Promotion for Paramount International Television where she coordinated press and promotions related to all the Paramount shows sold to more than 33 countries.

Flannery began her television career in 1995 at Paramount Pictures Television Group as a media relations coordinator and was then promoted to media relations manager. Flannery was the on-lot and on-location liaison between print and electronic media and the talent and producers of Paramount Television's 22 network and syndicated series.

Flannery graduated from Emerson College, Boston in 1990 with a bachelor of speech in Communication Studies.