Speaker Deniese Davis

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Deniese Davis

Founder and CEO

Reform Media Group

Deniese Davis is a three-time Emmy nominated Producer and the Founder and CEO of Reform Media Group. She began her career producing music videos, short films and digital content including Issa Rae's award-winning web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl. Recent producing credits include: Co-Executive Producer on the HBO Emmy-nominated comedy series Insecure, Producer on HBO's Emmy-nominated A Black Lady Sketch Show, and Executive Producer on the HBO Max comedy series RAP SH!T. She is also Co-Founder of ColorCreative, a management company dedicated to supporting diverse creators. An alum of CUNY Brooklyn College and The American Film Institute, Deniese sits on the board of Black Public Media, The Blackhouse Foundation, and is a founding member of AFI’s Alumni Council for the Lawrence Herbert Alumni Center.

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