Resume 

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Experience

KNOCKING

February 2022 – Present  •  Chief Content Officer

WE'VE GOT FRIENDS

December 2017 – Present  •  Founder

We've Got Friends is an organization that provides hangouts for teens with special needs.

"ABC DISNEY ENTERTAINMENT" Development

October 2021 – February 2022  •  Executive Producer/Showrunner

"THE TAMRON HALL SHOW" Disney

March 2020 – October 2021  •  Executive Producer/Showrunner

"THE VIEW" TALK SHOW" ABC/Disney

September 2015 – March 2020  •  Executive Producer

 

"THE VIEW" LIVE ELECTION SPECIAL, Lifetime TV (1-hour primetime special)

November 2016  •  Executive Producer

 

NEW CHAPTER ENTERTAINMENT

May 2012 – September 2015  •  CEO/Founder

Raised $2.5M series A capital. Produced a variety of video content and consulting services for national corporate clients. Developed and produced presentations and shows for HGTV, Lifetime, Cooking Channel, Telepictures, TV One, BET, Tyler Perry Studios, PBS, and RLTV (6 development deals in 2014/2015).

 

"ICE T AND COCO" TALK SHOW, Telepictures/FOX (15-episode test run)

August 2015  •  Executive Producer

 

KATRINA 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, BET (1-hour docu-special)

August 2015  •  Executive Producer

 

I AM FOR PEACE, PBS (30-minute documentary)

May 2015  •  Executive Producer

 

BALTIMORE SPEAKS: LIVE TOWN HALL, BET (1-hour live show)

May 2015  •  Executive Producer

 

JUSTICE FOR US: BET TOWN HALL LIVE, BET (1-hour live show plus ½ hour aftershow)

December 2014  •  Executive Producer

 

JUSTICE FOR FERGUSON: A COMMUNITY REACTS, BET (1-hour special)

November 2014  •  Executive Producer, on-location quick-turnaround news special

 

JUSTICE FOR FERGUSON: THE SHOOTING DEATH OF MICHAEL BROWN, BET (1-hour special)

August 2014  •  Executive Producer, on-location quick-turnaround news special

 

"JUST KEKE" TALK SHOW, Telepictures/BET (20-episode test run)

July 2014  •  Executive Producer

 

TYLER PERRY TALK SHOW, OWN Network (1-hour talk show special)

March 2014  •  Producer, hour-long late-night talk show with host Tyler Perry

 

ARETHA FRANKLY SPEAKING, TV One (1-hour TV special)

June 2014  •  Executive Producer

 

SELECTED (90-minute feature documentary)

2013 – 2014  •  Executive Producer

 

THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW

November 1995 – May 2011

Overview: Produced 233 hours of syndicated daytime talk shows airing in 149 countries (live to tape and live shows). In 2011, produced the highest-rated Oprah Show in more than 6 years, "Breaking News: Oprah Reveals a Hidden Family Secret." In 2010, produced the critically acclaimed, award-winning episode "An Oprah Show Two-Day Event: 200 Molested Men Come Forward." Produced "Debt Diet" and "The Dream Lives: A Martin Luther King Special" – two of only five shows/compilations to ever be packaged and distributed on DVD.

Supervisor 2010 – 2011 (11 hours) / Senior Producer 2007 – 2010 (43 hours)

Producer 2002, 2003 – 2006 (45 hours)

Senior Associate Producer 1998 – 2003 (95 hours)

Associate Producer 1995 – 1997 (39 hours)

 

WISN-TV (ABC) / Milwaukee, WI

Programming Producer

 

CABLE NEWS NETWORK (CNN) / Atlanta, GA

Tape Production Coordinator / Video Journalist

 

Education

Boston College, B.A. Broadcast Communications

 

Awards

  • 1994 Emmy Award – Outstanding Children’s Programming Special (WISN TV)

  • 2011 Television Academy Honors Award (The Oprah Winfrey Show)

  • 2015 Gold Spotlight Documentary Award (Selected)

  • 2016 NAMIC Vision Award – Best News/Informational Program (BET)

  • 2017 Gracie – Talk Show (The View)

  • 2018 Gracie – Talk Show (The View)

  • 2020 Emmy Award – Outstanding Informative Talk Show (The View) 2017 Pe

 

Award Nominations

  • 2016 Emmy – Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show (The View)

  • 2017 Emmy – Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show (The View)

  • 2017 Image Award – Outstanding Talk Series (The View)

  • 2017 GLAAD Media Award – Outstanding Talk Show Episode (The View)

  • 2018 Emmy – Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show (The View)

  • Named in Variety 2016 Power of Women's NY Impact Report

  • 2020 Emmy – Outstanding Informative Talk Show (Tamron Hall Show)

  • 2020 Image Award – Outstanding Talk Series

  • 2021 Emmy – Outstanding Informative Talk Show (Tamron Hall Show)

  • 2021 Image Award – Outstanding Talk Series

 

Affiliations/Boards

  • Producers Guild of America

  • Member, Producers Guild of America East Board of Representatives

  • New York Women in Film & Television

  • National Association of Black Journalists

  • The Links Inc.

  • Jack and Jill of America

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc.

  • "We've Got Friends" – Founder (non-profit helping teens with disabilities)

  • "We've Got Friends" – Board Chair