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Susan Swain & Rob Kennedy
President & Co-CEOs

Rob Kennedy and Susan Swain serve as President and co-CEOs of C-SPAN, sharing responsibility for strategy and operations at the nation’s indispensable suite of public service networks.

Their work reflects 30 years of collaborative contribution since the early days of C-SPAN’s development. Kennedy specializes in business, finance, and technology operations; Swain focuses on content, production, and marketing messages, while serving as an on-air interviewer for C-SPAN.

Rob has been C-SPAN’s top financial officer since 1987 and serves on several industry boards including the Emma Bowen Foundation and the CTAM Education Foundation. Susan serves as a director of Discovery Communications, Inc. and served six years as a Trustee of The University of Scranton, her alma mater.

In 2004, the NCTA selected both Rob and Susan as Vanguard Award winners for Programming, the industry’s highest honor.