Poppins Speaker Adaora Udoji - Realscreen Summit 2023

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MONDAY, JANUARY 27 - THURSDAY, JANUARY 30
SHERATON NEW ORLEANS
Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC | Sunday, January 28 – Wednesday, January 31, 2023

Speaker Adaora Udoji


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Adaora Udoji

Vice President, Programming & Operations

PBS

ADAORA is an award-winning producer and media executive with expertise in emerging technology.  Currently, she is Vice President of Programming and Operations at PBS.   She leads editorial, strategy, production management, and program operations teams for news, current affairs, documentaries, indie films, and docu-series on tv, streaming, and other digital platforms. She is also an adjunct professor at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program at the Tisch School of the Arts.

She has developed, produced, or distributed content across platforms: television, digital, video, film, radio, podcasts, 3D,  virtual reality, and augmented reality. Her content has premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, and Google platforms and has been featured on CNN, ABC News, and public radio. (Imdb profile). 

Previously, Adaora was an executive at RLab, worked in venture capital,  and ran a media-tech startup, News Deeply.  Before that, she covered some of the most compelling stories of our time as a broadcast journalist.  She was a foreign correspondent and anchor at ABC News, CNN, and NY Public Radio, winning awards, including recognition from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences,  the Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University, and the Peabody Awards. Essence Magazine named her one of the 25 Most Influential African Americans.

She is a trustee at The Hewitt School and is an advisor for the Sundance Interdisciplinary Program and the Broadway Accelerator.  She has served as a board of advisory member for NEW INC of the New Museum, a juror for SXSW Pitch, and a judge Tribeca Festival Storyscape Prize (Immersive).

Adaora graduated from the University of Michigan and received a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law.  She holds dual American and Irish Citizenship and has lived on four continents.

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