Kelly Regal is executive vice president of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.). Her leadership portfolio includes the company’s programming and sales research; public relations, corporate communications and philanthropy; human resources; and media planning and buying functions. In addition, she directs wide-ranging strategic and operating initiatives bridging Turner’s global news, entertainment and animation, young adult & kids media networks and businesses. Regal is based in Atlanta and reports to Phil Kent, chairman and CEO of TBS, Inc.
Regal joined the company in 1996 as employment counsel, overseeing employment litigation and related matters including contracts, policy development and consistent enforcement of day-to-day employment policies. She was promoted to senior counsel in January 1998, with subsequent promotions leading to her being named executive vice president in March 2003.
Prior to joining TBS, Inc., Regal was an attorney with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from Boston College and a juris doctor degree from Boston College Law School.
Regal received the Womentic’s POW! Award in 2011. She serves on the board of 21st Century Leaders and is a member of the Board of Directors for Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT). She is also a member of the Georgia Bar Association.