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Angela Santone

Angela Santone is Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer for Turner. In her role, Santone leads a global HR strategy that aligns to Turner’s global portfolio of brands and businesses and develops and engages top talent around the world. Her executive oversight includes talent acquisition and retention, learning and development, employee engagement, workplace culture, wellness, corporate responsibility, diversity & inclusion and succession planning and global security. Based in Atlanta, she reports to Pascal Desroches, Chief Financial Officer, Warner Media and Turner Administration Officer.

Santone joined Turner in 2001 and has since held several positions within the HR organization. Previously as senior vice president, human resources, Santone was responsible for the HR strategy and support for Turner’s corporate division. As such, she was pivotal in leading an integrated talent management strategy to grow high potential talent and increase engagement. Throughout her career at Turner, she has served as a key human resources partner to leaders across Turner’s entertainment, sales and corporate divisions. Prior to Turner, Santone was the education/documentation manager and HR generalist for S2 Systems, Inc.

A 2018 HR Hero Award recipient, Santone has been recognized as a top human resources leader by the “Atlanta Business Chronicle.” Continually active in the community, Santone serves on the board for the Atlanta nonprofit organization Cool Girls and is a member of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Hope Circle group. She’s also a former board member for the Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests, Atlanta Jumpstart for Young Children and the American Heart Association Metro Atlanta Heart Walk. Additionally, she serves on the national board for the Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) as treasurer and the Florida State University Seminole Torchbearers and is chair for the Atlanta CHRO Leadership Summit. A former mentor for WICT’s Southeast Chapter Agnes Scott mentor program and executive sponsor for Turner Women Today’s mentoring program, Santone has a passion for fostering women in the industry.

Santone earned an undergraduate degree from Florida State University and a master’s degree in counseling from Troy University. She is a 2010 graduate of the Pathbuilders Achieva class and Class XXII fellow for WICT’s Betsy Magness Leadership Institute. She is a certified facilitator for the Benchmark 360 assessment by the Center for Creative Leadership and a qualified facilitator for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

Turner, a WarnerMedia company, is a global entertainment, sports and news company that creates premium content and delivers exceptional experiences to fans whenever and wherever they consume content. These efforts are fueled by data-driven insights and industry-leading technology. Turner owns and operates some of the most valuable brands in the world, including Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, ELEAGUE, Great Big Story, HLN, iStreamPlanet, TBS, Turner Classic Movies (TCM), TNT, truTV and Turner Sports.