Sunday June 23, 12:00pm
Shondaland is a storytelling company founded by award-winning writer and producer Shonda Rhimes. Rhimes along with producing partner Betsy Beers and their teams tell stories that don’t merely reflect our world but help create the one we want to live in. As Shondaland look ahead to a new creative partnership with Netflix the company is also expanding its digital footprint with podcasts brand partnerships and a website vertical. Each panelist is part of the Shondaland storytelling ecosystem here to discuss their roles and the ways in which they’ve been able evolve and explore new creative avenues as the media company.
Alison Eakle (Head of Fiction & Non-Fiction, Shondaland)
Anna Deavere Smith (Playwright, Actress)
Katie Lowes (Actress, Podcast Host)
Akua Murphy (Director of Short Form Content)
Ashley Ford (Writer, Host of PROFILE by Buzzfeed News)