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Media Industry Conversations – Akilah Green (Writer-Producer, A Black Lady Sketch Show)

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm CDT

Media Industry Conversations – Akilah Green (Writer-Producer, A Black Lady Sketch Show)

Akilah Green (Writer-Producer)

When: Monday, September 26, 2022 – 5:00-6:15 pm CT
Note: Speaker sessions are subject to change based on evolving guest schedules.

Please join us for a Q&A session where we discuss Akilah Green’s career trajectory, her roles and responsibilities, and her views on the current state of the media industries.

To RSVP, please fill out this form & we will send out the Zoom link day-of.


Speaker Biography

Akilah Green is a lawyer-turned-TV writer who spent several years working as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C. before switching careers. Akilah has written for Showtime’s Black Monday, both seasons of HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show, for which she was nominated for an Emmy, and both seasons of Amazon’s Yearly Departed, for which she won a Gracie Award and has been nominated for two Writers Guild of America awards. She has also written for NBC’s Perfect Harmony and specials like The 72nd Primetime Emmys hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, Jon Stewart: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize, and NBC’s A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy. She is currently a writer-producer on Apple TV’s Time Bandits, which was developed by Taika Waititi and Jermaine Clement.

Details

Date:
September 26
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm CDT
Event Categories:
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Location:
DMC 1.202
https://rtf.utexas.edu/programs-initiatives/mic/akilah-green-september-26-2022

Venue

DMC 1.202

Organizer

Center for Entertainment and Media Industries
Email:
pete.johnson@utexas.edu

Other

Target Audience
Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students, General Public
Tags
Center for Media and Entertainment Industries, Communication, Creative, Current Events, Department of Radio-Television-Film, Digital Media, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, Industry, Leadership, Media, Moody College, Storytelling, UT in New York Program, UT in Los Angeles Program

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