David P. Johnson is the Digital Community Strategist for The Africa Channel. In this role, and reporting to Director of Digital Marketing and Strategy, he supports the overall digital strategy and growth of the social media audience to bring more awareness and revenue opportunities to all properties of The Africa Channel.
A veteran television executive and co-creator of the social media footprint for Crown Media Family Networks (Hallmark Chanel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) in 2009, David brings creative and analytical experience learned from successfully cultivating and messaging a vast social and digital audience.
Prior to Crown Media Family Networks, David established the online presence of the Director’s Guild of America (www.dga.org), creating both their public website and their DGA members only intranet. While there, he also oversaw the creation and coding of the DGA Signatory Database used to check signatory status of DGA projects per requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
David holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from California State University, Long Beach in Radio, TV & Film. An avid techie and gamer, David resides in Los Angeles with his wife, two children and cat, Cupcake.