Visual & Media Arts Faculty
Part Time Faculty (2012)
A.B. Smith College
Anne Zeiser is a TransImpact™ producer and strategist who develops transmedia social impact projects. She is also the President & CEO, Azure Media – media-fueled impact™.
Anne Zeiser is a passionate, award-winning senior producer and media strategist whose background as a broadcast journalist, social advocate, and marketing executive uniquely positions her as the architect of successful, outcomes-driven media events.
Azure Media produces transmedia projects on air, online, and on the go that fuel positive social impact in communities, in schools, and in capitols. For mission broadcasters and producers such as PBS, BBC, HBO, National Geographic, Vulcan Productions, Providence Pictures, and Tangled Bank Studios, Azure harnesses the power of transmedia platforms and human will to catalyze measurable social change.
Previously, Zeiser was Executive Director of Strategy, Media Platforms & Strategic Marketing for PBS/WGBH overseeing transmedia development and impact for PBS's critically-acclaimed national media icons – from American Experience, FRONTLINE and NOVA to Masterpiece Theatre, Antiques Roadshow, and Curious George. She also co-led numerous groundbreaking multi-media projects (Evolution, Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues, National Geographic's Strange Days on Planet Earth, and Rx for Survival—A Global Health Challenge). An accomplished news producer for CBS/Boston, she has contributed to 60 Minutes. As a Senior VP at several marketing firms, Zeiser managed national corporate and social responsibility accounts. She began her career in government.
Zeiser is a member of the Filmmaker's Collaborative board and The Television Academy; contributes to the Huffington Post; is an adjunct professor at Emerson College; presents at leading industry conferences; and has received top honors in journalism, public affairs, and marketing, including a national Emmy. She also is the author of Transmedia Marketing: From Film and TV to Games and Digital Media, a new title from Focal Press in The American Film Market® Presents book series.
Office: Ansin 9th Fl.
Current CoursesTopics in Media Arts: Practice (VM420)
- Author of Transmedia Marketing -- From Film and TV to Games and Digital Media, a new title from Focal Press in the American Film Market Presents book series (2014)
- Contributor to Huffington Post www.huffingt