Advisory Board Members
SVP, Drama Development
Nne Ebong was named senior vice president, Drama Development, ABC Studios, in July 2013. In this position she manages a team to recruit talent in the form of writers, directors and producers, and shepherds the creative development of new one-hour drama series. Ebong was previously vice president, Drama Development, ABC Studios, since August 2008. She has worked with some of the industry’s top writers and producers, including Shonda Rhimes, Joss Whedon, John Ridley, Guillermo del Toro, Richard LaGravenese, Damon Lindelof and Greg Berlanti. Series she has developed include “Scandal,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “American Crime,” “Designated Survivor,” “Quantico,” “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Code Black,” “Once Upon A Time” and “Revenge.”
Ebong joined ABC Studios in 2006 as director of Current Programming, where she oversaw the creative process on “Lost,” “Brothers & Sisters” and “The Ghost Whisperer.”
Prior to ABC Studios, Ebong was head of Series Development for Shaun Cassidy Productions, serving as a producer on the company’s ABC drama, “Invasion.”
Ebong began her career as a screenwriter after selling a feature film pitch to Fox 2000 while still a film student at the University of Southern California. She quickly transitioned from film to her first love, television, where she worked as a creative executive at USA Cable Entertainment (now Universal Cable Productions) on series including “Touching Evil” for USA Network and “Battlestar Galactica” for the Sci-Fi Channel.
Ms. Ebong holds a BFA in Filmic Writing and a BA in Print Journalism from the University of Southern California.