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Eunetta Boone

  • Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Date of passing: 
March 20, 2019

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Eunetta Boone was an American television writer and producer.

She first began her career as a sports reporter for the Baltimore Sun, the first African-American woman to cover sports in the city of Baltimore, and only the third African-American woman in the nation to cover at a major daily. She graduated from the University of Maryland with a journalism degree and received her Master of Science in journalism from Columbia University.

Eunetta Boone was an American television writer and producer.

She first began her career as a sports reporter for the Baltimore Sun, the first African-American woman to cover sports in the city of Baltimore, and only the third African-American woman in the nation to cover at a major daily. She graduated from the University of Maryland with a journalism degree and received her Master of Science in journalism from Columbia University.

Boone was the creator of the UPN sitcom One on One and its spinoff Cuts, as well as showrunner for the Disney Channel series Raven's Home. Earlier in her career, she worked as a staff writer for series including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Roc, and The Parent 'Hood. Other shows Boone worked with included The Hughleys and Living Single. She also taught screenwriting at UCLA.

Boone died March 20, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. She was 63.

 

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