As the Director of Programming and Talent Relations at Travel Channel, Anna Garwood scouts emerging on-air talent and develops programming concepts for Travel Channel and TravelChannel.com. She also oversees talent relations for the ever-growing roster of on-air personalities. Recent shows that Anna has scouted talent for and developed include The Trip, Armed & Ready, Xtreme Waterparks, Marianela’s Best Beaches and A Day in the Life, as well as several talent-driven pilots in production. She serves as a judge on the web series and on-air special Travel Channel Star.
Anna previously served as manager of development at Travel Channel. In this role, she helped create hit series including Man v. Food, Mysteries at the Museum and Ghost Adventures. Before Travel Channel, she worked in acquisitions and development at Science Channel, Military Channel and Discovery Home Channel.
Anna holds a Bachelor of Science in business and marketing from North Carolina State University in Raleigh and is a proud Wolfpack fan.