These marketing mavens are moving the needle at major networks and studios, bridging the gap between some of today’s top shows and films and eager audiences.

Just a few short years ago, the entertainment industry was stifling creatives of color. Now, Black women in powerful positions—from directors’ chairs to C-suites—are presenting fresh narratives and taking their rightful place in the field. As Hollywood catches up to our expertise, we’re showing the world who we really are.

Meet the marketing and communications leaders who are setting the standard today.