Tammy Williams has worked in the broadcast industry for over 20 years. She has a diverse writing and producing portfolio which includes: biographies, documentaries, entertainment, and network news. Having majored in Mass Communications/Radio & Television Production, her career in television began directly after college as an editor in news at WTVF-‐CBS in Nashville, TN. She started writing and producing short form promos and commercials at WRCB-‐NBC in Chattanooga, TN and then expanded to long-formatted documentaries and live shows at WDSU-‐NBC, New Orleans, LA .
Tammy established Tammy’Dele Films in 2016-‐a film, television and digital production company. She’s written and produced biographies on sports figures like Alonzo Mourning, musical greats such as Gamble & Huff, politicians like Mayor Kasem Reed and business executive Ed Welburn. Her most inspirational interviews were with Motown’s Berry Gordy and Russell Simmons. Tammy Williams became the first black woman to own her own studio and post-production facility in the state of Georgia.
She launched her Job Training and workshop academy in 2012, which provided hands on training in the film/tv industry. In 2014 she launched a Production Assistant Training Program. Now Tammy’Dele Films Job Training & Workshops include: Office & Set Production Assistant, Filmmakers, TV Sitcom Writing, Web Series Makers, Lighting & Grip Boot Camp, Hair on Film, Make Up for the Movies and Production Accounting.
Over 1,500 students have graduated from the various workshops, getting jobs on films such as, “Captain America: Civil War,” “Mother’s Day,” “Baby Driver” and “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
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