Female Showrunners Who Are Breaking the Mold

Mar 11, 2022

10:00am – 11:00am CT

Featuring current showrunners from a variety of drama series with women at the helm, an in-depth conversation on their unique career journeys, specific approaches to leadership, and the importance of inclusion in television with Dee Harris-Lawrence (All Rise - OWN), Jill Blankenship (Naomi - The CW), Shaz Bennett (Queen Sugar – OWN), Janine Sherman Barrois (The Kings of Napa – OWN), Teri Schaffer and Raynelle Swilling (Cherish the Day - OWN). Moderated by Mekeisha Madden Toby, Staff Writer for TV Line. Series featured are produced by either ARRAY or Warner Bros. Television.  

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Dee Harris-Lawrence

All Rise Films

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