Pearlena Igbokwe is now Chairman of Universal Studio Group, a division of NBCUniversal. She is responsible for all aspects of creative affairs and production for NBCUniversal’s three powerhouse studios: Universal Television, Universal Content Productions (UCP), and NBCUniversal International
She is the first woman of African descent to head a major U.S. television studio, this promotion makes her one of the most senior black women in the entertainment business.
Currently, Pearlena oversees the production of over 2500 hours of programming currently airing or streaming around the globe and manages a slate of ambitious storytellers including among numerous others.
Pearlena Igbokwe is also the VP of the Hollywood Radio and TV Society board and a member of the Television Academy Executive Committee. Since 2016, she has been president of the Universal Television, where she oversaw all aspects of the studio business and helped shepherd popular TV shows such as “The Good Place”
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