Monday, October 11, 2010

We Are Inspired By This BOSS: Denise Hendricks

C. Denise Hendricks is an award-winning television producer, writer and journalist. She is currently a Producer for BET’s late night talk show “The Mo’Nique Show.”  From 2004 to 2009, she was an associate producer for “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” in Chicago and has worked as a Producer and Executive Producer for CNN, and NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX TV News affiliates.

Over the years, Denise has interviewed, field produced and written segments for several celebrity and newsmaker guests. She co-coordinated dozens of live show performances and appearances for several music artists and played an integral role with “The Oprah Show” team in bringing some of the most pressing issues of our time to television, among them the Virginia Tech Shootings, the Hurricane Katrina disaster, and the Inauguration of President Barack Obama.

Honors include: 2010 NAACP Image Award - The Mo’Nique Show;  2009-10 Nat’l Assn., of Television and Program Executives/Walter Kaitz Foundation Diversity Fellowship, Poynter Institute Fellowship, Carole Kneeland Journalism Fellowship; Southeast Regional Emmy Winner for Best Newscast - WAGA-TV,  Emmy Nominated Producer: WAGA-TV, WXIA-TV; Top Ten Outstanding Young People of Atlanta Honoree;  member of the National Assn., of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications,  recent advisory board member for Power Girls, Inc., and the Black Women Film Network and member, Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Denise is active in the community, mentoring young people and speaking frequently at schools and colleges about careers in media and entertainment. She holds a B.S. in Journalism from Florida A & M University and a M.A. in Christian Education from the Interdenominational Theological Center. 

Come meet this BOSS "Influencer", and our 9 other phenomenal honorees, at The BOSS Network's "Influencers" event on October 13, 2010 in in Atlanta, GA. You can register for the event here. Come out and be inspired!

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