The TV Academy Gets Its First EVER Black CEO (In 70-Year History)

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The TV Academy has been going for 70 years and for the first time ever they just appointed a black CEO.

Veteran award winning producer Hayma “Screech” Washington is now chairman and CEO. He was previously co-governor of the producers’ branch of the academy.

Previously he was a Walt Disney exec and has worked o sports, awards and music shows. His executive producer position on The Amazing Race has won him seven Emmys.

On Jan 1st he will start a 2 year tenure.

In a statement Washington said:

“This is a time of considerable change for our industry and I am deeply committed to ensuring that the academy is at the forefront as we move towards a more inclusive future,”

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