Manager of Program Development, CNN Original Series
Sierra Cowan is the Manager of Program Development at CNN and HLN. She is responsible for cultivating relationships within the creative community and working with production companies, agencies, and potential talent to develop content for CNN and HLN from initial concept to series premiere.
Before coming to CNN, Sierra was part of the team that developed and launched Destination America under the Discovery Communications umbrella in 2012. As Associate Producer, Sierra developed and produced several shows on the network including Ghost Brothers, BBQ Pitmasters, Buying Alaska and Exorcism: Live!
She graduated from Ithaca College with a B.S. in Television-Radio Communications and a minor in Women’s Studies.