Jamila Hunter

Jamila Hunter is the Executive Vice President of Programming and Development at Freeform, Disney's millennial and Gen Z network that connects to its audience with bold original programming.

She returned to Disney in January of 2020 after acting as President of Khalabo Ink Society, Kenya Barris' production company. Prior to this position, Hunter was Senior Vice President of ABC Comedy. In this role, she was responsible for overseeing the development of all new network sitcoms. Under her leadership, ABC launched the highly rated reboot of Roseanne and The Conners.

Jamila Hunter is the Executive Vice President of Programming and Development at Freeform, Disney's millennial and Gen Z network that connects to its audience with bold original programming.

She returned to Disney in January of 2020 after acting as President of Khalabo Ink Society, Kenya Barris' production company. Prior to this position, Hunter was Senior Vice President of ABC Comedy. In this role, she was responsible for overseeing the development of all new network sitcoms. Under her leadership, ABC launched the highly rated reboot of Roseanne and The Conners.

Before stepping into this position, Jamila was Vice President of ABC Comedy, where she worked on projects ranging from the Emmy-nominated black-ish to audience favorites Fresh Off the Boat and Last Man Standing. Jamila also developed short-form content for ABC's digital initiative, abcd. Prior to joining ABC, she worked her way up the executive ranks through various development roles in Comedy, Alternative and Digital Programming at NBC, Bravo, OWN and 20th Century Fox Television.

Jamila started her career with NBC's Olympic Division after graduating from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. She resides in North Hollywood, CA with her husband and daughter.

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