Olivia Charmaine Morris — Distinguished Executive

Highlands Ranch, CO — Olivia Charmaine Morris is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Distinguished Executive in the Entertainment field and in acknowledgment of her work at Black Monarch Entertainment.             

Ms. Morris has been working in the TV industry for the past ten years as a producer and writer. As the Founder and President of The Plug and Black Monarch Entertainment, she is a media mogul and leader in the entertainment industry, with a special focus on sports, unscripted media, and television.

Ms. Morris graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Film & TV Production with a Minor in Producing, graduating in 2013. She took on an executive role as the Vice President and Creative Director at Sweet Blackberry Foundation in 2014, and in 2016 became the Production Director and VP at 2Tall Animation. She next joined Warner Media as the Manager of Development of Original Scripted Programming in 2016, later becoming the Director of Development for scripted programming at TBS, TNT, and truTV. She managed the #1 cable comedies of 2017 (The Guest Book) and 2018 (The Last OG).

In 2017, Ms. Morris founded The Plug, an exclusive group of Black development executives, producers, attorneys, and other representatives in the Los Angeles, CA, area. Today, The Plug has grown to more than 295 members who share resources, including events, job leads, clients, new projects, and more.

Ms. Morris is also the Founder of Black Monarch Entertainment. Since launching the company in 2020, she has worked with emerging artists in Hollywood and across the United States. Black Monarch Entertainment is a full-service production company, elevating the voices of new producers, writers, and developers.

She is the founder of the IG TV show “The Tea,” where she creates a space for up-and-coming womxn to discuss new ideas and think deeply about the “communi-TEA.” Ms. Morris is dedicated to creating “media with a message,” in order to share diverse stories. Her philosophy is that “no voice is too small.”

In 2020, Ms. Morris began consulting for the Sundance Institue, and became the Senior Director of Development and Production at Simpson Street/KW Inc, led by Kerry Washington.

She has remained involved through numerous organizations. Ms. Morris is a member of the Board of Advisors of the LH Group, Claim Our Space Now, the Black Femme Supremacy Film Festival, and Sweet Blackberry Foundation. Ms. Morris is also an Ambassador for MPACT-HER Film Festival and the Atlanta Pitch Summit.

She would like to dedicate this honorable recognition to her parents, Reginald Morris and Renea Morris.

For more information, visit www.oliviacharmaine.com and www.blackmonarchent.com.

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