Community Affairs Director, CBS4, KCNC–TV

Elaine Torres

Elaine D. Torres joined the Board in July 2017. She is the Community Affairs Director at CBS4, KCNC–TV where she oversees the station’s community partnerships through special events, community initiatives, and other signature station events. She is also responsible for station sponsorships, charitable giving, and community outreach. Prior to joining CBS4, Elaine was the Public Affairs Coordinator for the Rocky Mountain News.

Elaine serves on several community boards and committees, including the Mile High Chapter of the American Red Cross, the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, and the Denver Art Museum’s Marketing & Strategic Alliance Committee. She recently served on the 2017 General Obligation (GO) Bonds Arts & Culture Committee, the Women’s Foundation of Colorado Board of Trustees, the Denver IMAGINE 2020 Blue Ribbon Panel, and the Denver Performing Arts Complex Re-Imagining Project Executive Leadership Team.

Elaine was one of 20 women selected from across the country to participate in the National Hispana Leadership Institute’s 1999 leadership program and she is a 2001 graduate of Leadership Denver. In 2009, Elaine was named a “Woman of Distinction” through the Girl Scouts of Colorado.

Elaine holds a Masters Degree in Applied Communications, with an emphasis in Marketing and Public Relations, from the University of Denver. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Elaine and her husband, Phil Workman are the proud parents of their ten-year old son, Tristan.