January 06, 2021

Executive Committee

Vernon Sanders

Chair's Appointee

Vernon Sanders was named Co-Head of Television at Amazon Studios in June 2018. Sanders oversees all scripted and unscripted original programming, alongside Albert Cheng, including the Emmy Award-winning comedies Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and hit dramas like Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan starring John Krasinski, and the irreverent superhero series The Boys. He reports to Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios.
 
Prior to joining Amazon Studios, Sanders served as Executive Vice President, Current Programming for NBC, overseeing more than 25 shows each year over his seven-year tenure, including This Is Us, The Good Place, and Superstore.
 
Previously, Sanders acted as Senior Vice President, Drama Programming, for both NBC and Universal Television, and as Senior Vice President, Comedy Series for Universal Media Studios, where he was responsible for the creative supervision of the studio's comedy programming efforts, including the Emmy Award-winning series 30 Rock and The Office. Sanders also led the first year of the studio's Director in Training program.
 
Sanders holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in film and video from Pennsylvania State University.

Vernon Sanders was named Co-Head of Television at Amazon Studios in June 2018. Sanders oversees all scripted and unscripted original programming, alongside Albert Cheng, including the Emmy Award-winning comedies Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and hit dramas like Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan starring John Krasinski, and the irreverent superhero series The Boys. He reports to Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios.
 
Prior to joining Amazon Studios, Sanders served as Executive Vice President, Current Programming for NBC, overseeing more than 25 shows each year over his seven-year tenure, including This Is Us, The Good Place, and Superstore.
 
Previously, Sanders acted as Senior Vice President, Drama Programming, for both NBC and Universal Television, and as Senior Vice President, Comedy Series for Universal Media Studios, where he was responsible for the creative supervision of the studio's comedy programming efforts, including the Emmy Award-winning series 30 Rock and The Office. Sanders also led the first year of the studio's Director in Training program.
 
Sanders holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in film and video from Pennsylvania State University.

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