Annette Freeman

Education and Engagement Coordinator

Annette Freeman steps boldly into the role of Education and Engagement Coordinator for the Wilson Center.  She creates, coordinates, and oversees the Center’s powerful and engaging arts education and dance residencies, bringing world-renowned entertainment to Wilmington. She collaborates with local school systems and colleges to provide arts education, access, and workshops. She also oversees grants and funding for arts initiatives and coordinates the Broadway for a Better World program.

Annette is an Emmy award-winning producer, journalist, and communications professional.  In her career, she has produced documentaries for NBC, MSNBC,  A & E, Discovery Channel, TV One, Sundance Channel, PBS, and MTV World.   Annette co-chaired NBCU’s Black Professional Alliance Retention and Recruitment Committee and was a former Editorial Board subcommittee member of the News division’s Diversity Council.  Annette was also an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, a visiting professor at NBC News/New York Film Academy’s Digital Journalism Program, and Emerson College in Boston. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism where she was awarded the John Patterson award for Best Documentary, a graduate of Howard University, and a member of Alpha Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

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