Tara Montgomery serves as executive vice president, head of Programming for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Prior to her work for OWN, Montgomery served as executive producer of OWN’s popular flagship series Super Soul Sunday, the Emmy award-winning series that features conversations between Oprah Winfrey and top thinkers, authors, visionaries and spiritual leaders exploring themes and issues including happiness, personal fulfillment, spirituality, conscious living and what it means to be alive in today’s world.
Montgomery also served as executive producer for Oprah’s Next Chapter, a weekly, primetime series that ran on the network and featured some of the most highly-rated and important conversations including Oprah’s exclusive interviews with Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina, Lance Armstrong, David Letterman and Joel Osteen.
Prior to this position, she was supervising producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show, the number one daytime talk show for 25 seasons. During her 16-year tenure, she produced some of the show’s most high profile interviews and highly rated large scale productions (Oprah’s After Oscar Party, Oprah & Whitney Houston, Oprah & Barack Obama, Oprah’s Australian Adventure).
Prior to joining Harpo, she was an associate producer for “Evening Magazine” at KING TV in Seattle, and a News Intern for ABC News Nightline and Prime Time Live.
Montgomery resides in Los Angeles with her husband and five children.