Denise Denson is Executive Vice President of Content Distribution and Marketing, Viacom Media Networks and BET Networks. She oversees all multiplatform distribution for media brands including MTV, MTV2, VH1, VH1 Classic, CMT, Logo, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land, BET, Centric, Tr3s, and EPIX. She reports to Rich Eigendorff, Chief Operating Officer of Viacom Media Networks.
Most recently, Denson served as Senior Vice President, Cable Sales, Distribution and National Accounts. In that role, she was responsible for sales, marketing and contract negotiations for all cable affiliates. She also oversaw domestic distribution and marketing for video networks and broadband services. Denson joined the MTV Networks Chicago office in 1994 as Director, Affiliate Services.
Prior to joining MTV Networks, Denson worked for Baxter Healthcare Corporation, where she analyzed business opportunities and strategies for their 16 divisions across Puerto Rico, Malaysia and Costa Rica.
Denson holds a B.A. from the University of Southern California and resides in Brooklyn with her husband and five children.