Speaker Megan Cunningham

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Megan Cunningham


Magnet Media

Megan Cunningham began her career in television (PBS, HBO, Nickelodeon, MTV) and independent film. In 2000, she started Magnet Media with the same mission the company has today: to use our expertise in technology and talent for storytelling to ignite the passion of audiences.

For the past decade, Magnet Media has been a pioneer in global digital video, shooting in over 18 countries and producing award-winning original series. Today, Magnet uses their own Think / Make / Reach™ platform with a strategic practice (think), producing award-winning video content (make) and distributing through their Premium Video Distribution Network (reach). The company's clients include leading brands (Google, Adobe, Blackrock, NBC, TIAA, Chase, Mattel) and media/entertainment companies (The Food Network, National Geographic Kids, PBS, Fandango, Scripps). 

Megan has consulted on dozens of tech and entertainment projects and has presented at The Wharton School of Business, The MacArthur Foundation, CES and NAB. She is the author of The Art of the Documentary; she has served on the Board of NYWIFT, was a Fellow at the Columbia School of Journalism, and is presently on the board of GlobalGiving. She is a graduate of Swarthmore College and a member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

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