Susan Leepson is Regional Vice President of Communications for Time Warner Cable’s Carolina Region. In this position, Susan oversees strategic planning and management of the region’s public relations, community affairs and employee communications efforts. Susan is charged with coordinating efforts among the regional departments and local operations to ensure consistency in its messaging to the media, customers and employees throughout North and South Carolina.
Susan brings more than 15 years of experience in strategic communications planning, messaging and positioning, employee communications, marketing communications, media relations and crisis communications. Susan began her career in Atlanta, Georgia at an integrated communications firm, and worked in a variety of roles before joining Cox Communications in 2000 as a public relations manager. By 2002, Susan was promoted to Director of Public Relations. In her nine years with Cox, Susan built and led teams charged with product promotion and education, crisis management, competitive readiness, media relations and more. Prior to joining Time Warner Cable in 2009, Susan was the Director of Field Communications at Cox’s corporate headquarters.
Among her accomplishments, Susan won the 2004 Silver Anvil Award for issues management and crisis communications from the Public Relations Society of America and received Women In Cable & Telecommunications Atlanta’s Rising Star Award in 2005. In addition, she served on the board of directors for WICT Atlanta for three years and was a founding member and officer of the Atlanta Chapter of Cable Positive.
Susan earned her B.A. in Speech Communications from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and three children.