Director, Unscripted Development, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming
NBCUniversal Television & Streaming (Lifestyle Programming)
Tenaja Williams serves as Director, Entertainment Unscripted Development at NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, where she is responsible for working with production partners and agencies to find new unscripted programming and fresh talent for the company’s entertainment portfolio, which includes Bravo, E!, NBC, Oxygen, SYFY, USA, Universal Kids and Peacock.
Williams has developed multiple projects during her tenure, most notably “Busy Tonight,” ‘For Real: The Story of Reality TV,” “Clash of the Cover Bands,” “Relatively Famous: Ranch Rules,” “The Real Housewives of Dubai,” “We Got Love: Teyana & Iman,” and a documentary for Peacock on Barney the Dinosaur.
Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Tenaja worked as a Development Executive at WEtv, where she developed the series “Dr. Miami” and “Bossip” on WEtv.
Tenaja began her career as a producer with FremantleMedia, where she took pitches and helped oversee production on several projects for a variety of cable and broadcast networks, including MTV, Style, CW, and Oxygen.
Tenaja is a Los Angeles transplant by way of New York, and a graduate of Howard University with a degree in Television Production.