Endyia K. Sterns
Founder & CEO at EKS Consulting Firm
Named one of the “Top Female Executives in Hollywood” by Essence Magazine, Kinney-Sterns has been instrumental in identifying and developing various new programming for various networks.
Most recently as Vice President of Development and Programming for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Kinney-Sterns was responsible for overseeing day-to-day development of new original programming including popular docu-series “Raising Whitley” and “Deion’s Family Playbook.” She was an integral part in developing the new hit series “Flex and Shanice” in addition to many presentations and pilots.
As an accomplished television producer and executive, Kinney-Sterns has over 15 years of entertainment television experience producing shows for high-profile networks including VH1, CBS, NBC, HGTV and production companies such as Buena Vista Television, Arnold Shapiro Productions and LMNO. Kinney-Sterns held the title of senior director of programming and development for TV ONE, where she was responsible for the day-to-day supervision of production and programming for popular series including “Baisden After Dark,” “Who’s Got Jokes” and “Black and Men Revealed.” Her most notable accomplishment was co-developing and creating the brand defining, multiple NAACP Award winning hit show “Unsung.”