Described as “creative, magnetic and passionate” by his colleagues, Evans has spent much of 2020 working to elevate diversity, inclusion and equity at Crown Media Family Networks. As a Black, self-identified LGBTQ+ exec, Evans led the first company-wide (virtual) Pride celebration, not to mention founded Crown’s new employee resource group providing opportunities to all members and influencing company culture. He’s also a pivotal figure in Hallmark’s landmark programming event “Countdown to Christmas,” and manages the Hallmark Movie Checklist App.
The conversation about racial injustice in 2020 has been… emotional, inspiring and at times exhausting. Our collective futures depend on our resolve to engage in difficult conversations and pursuit of healing, learning and inclusivity.