Shawn BeanExecutive Vice President, Creative

Since starting his career at CNN in New York, Shawn Bean has become an award-winning writer, television producer, and content creator. As Executive Vice President of Creative, Shawn is the point person for all creative endeavors across the company, which includes editorial oversight of Bonnier's enthusiast media brands Boating, Yachting, Salt Water Sportsman, Sport Fishing, Marlin, Sailing World, Cruising World, Flying, Islands, and Wakeboarding.

In addition, Shawn is the creative director of the company's custom content team, working with a diverse array of clients to produce branded print, digital, social and video content. He is also the writer and director of SFTV, a fishing-travel-adventure series that airs on Discovery, Pursuit Network and Amazon Prime. Bean graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.A. in film, and his first book, The First Hollywood, won the Florida Book Award for nonfiction.