Pat Mitchell

Leadership Council Member

Pat Mitchell (she/her) is an American media executive, producer, and activist, best known for her work as a television host and producer, as well as her advocacy for women’s rights and social justice. She is the founder and CEO of Pat Mitchell Media, a media company focused on creating content that inspires social change.

Mitchell began her career as a television journalist, working as a news anchor and producer for several local news stations. She went on to work at several major television networks, including CNN and PBS, where she served as the first female president and CEO.

Throughout her career, Mitchell has been an advocate for women’s rights and gender equality. She has been a strong voice in the fight against sexual harassment and abuse in the entertainment industry, and has been a vocal supporter of the Time’s Up movement. Mitchell has also been a longtime supporter of the women’s leadership organization, The Women’s Media Center, serving as its chair for several years.

In addition to her work in media and activism, Mitchell is also a sought-after public speaker, and has given talks at conferences and events around the world. She has been recognized with numerous awards and honors for her contributions to the media industry and her advocacy for social justice, including the Women’s Media Center’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

As the founder and CEO of Pat Mitchell Media, Mitchell continues to create content that inspires social change and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. She is a leading voice in the media industry and a powerful advocate for women’s rights and social justice.