Jodi Delaney

Jodi Delaney is executive director of the Television Academy Foundation. She oversees daily operations and provides strategic leadership of foundation programs and initiatives to fulfill the charitable organization's mission to identify, advance and empower future television leaders. An executive with 20 years' experience in nonprofit, government, and private sector management and development, Delaney has supervised high-profile initiatives in entertainment, environmental conservation, economic development and social services throughout her career.
 

Jodi Delaney is executive director of the Television Academy Foundation. She oversees daily operations and provides strategic leadership of foundation programs and initiatives to fulfill the charitable organization's mission to identify, advance and empower future television leaders. An executive with 20 years' experience in nonprofit, government, and private sector management and development, Delaney has supervised high-profile initiatives in entertainment, environmental conservation, economic development and social services throughout her career.
 
Previously, Delaney served as chief development officer at the Youth Policy Institute, a nonprofit fighting intergenerational poverty in Los Angeles, where she oversaw donor development and fundraising efforts. Delaney also held the position of Los Angeles program director at The Trust for Public Land, a national environmental organization that builds parks and preserves natural places for communities in 30 states nationwide.

She served in New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson's administration where she held two key positions over a six-year period. At the New Mexico Film Office, she directed the New Mexico Filmmakers program, creating numerous education and diversity-focused initiatives designed to help establish and grow a sustainable media community in the state. At the Department of Cultural Affairs, she was executive director of New Mexico's statehood centennial, a wide-ranging commemoration that involved over 300 projects among diverse communities in 33 counties.

Delaney's television career began in New York City, where she was field producer at ABC News on the multi-part series The Century with Peter Jennings. For over a decade Delaney was a writer and producer for documentaries, commercials and short films that aired on networks including HBO, TLC, History Channel and Discovery Health.

Delaney received her Master of Arts from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Arts in speech-communication from the University of Minnesota. She is a board member of the Los Angeles Chapter of Advisors in Philanthropy and on the board of trustees of the Pasadena Waldorf School.

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2021 Producers and Writers Nominee Celebration
2019 Faculty Seminar Conference
2019 Stunts Nominee Reception
2019 Executive Peer Groups Celebration
2019 Costume Design & Supervision Nominee Reception
Power of TV: Trans Visibility in Storytelling
College Television Awards
Benito Martinez
Jodi Delaney and Cedric the Entertainer
2018 Writers Nominee Reception
2018 Dynamic and Diverse Celebration
2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception
2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception
2018 Choreographers Nominee Reception
The Power of TV, Latinx Inclusion
The Power of TV - American Masters: This is Bob Hope
2017 Documentary and Reality Programming Nominee Reception
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2021 Producers and Writers Nominee Celebration
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Television Academy governor Derek Spears, Television Academy Foundation executive director Jodi Delaney, and Television Academy second vice chair Tim Gibbons at the 2021 Producers and Writers Nominee Celebration

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2019 Faculty Seminar Conference
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Television Academy Foundation Executive Director Jodi Delaney, writer/producer Margaret Nagle, Shoshannah Stern (This Close), Sarah Dunn (American Housewife), and Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) at the 2019 Faculty Seminar Conference, held November 4-6, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Stunts Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Foundation Executive Director Jodi Delaney, Spice Williams-Crosby, Talyn Edelson, and Laura Ferretti at the 2019 Stunts Nominee Reception on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Executive Peer Groups Celebration
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Television Academy Governor Glenn Rigberg and Television Academy Foundation Executive Director Jodi Delaney at the 2019 Executive Peer Groups Celebration on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles, California.

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2019 Costume Design & Supervision Nominee Reception
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Marina Darsalia and Television Academy Foundation Executive Director Jodi Delaney at the Costume Design & Supervision Nominee Reception, held at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, California, Saturday, August 17, 2019.

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Power of TV: Trans Visibility in Storytelling
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Television Academy Foundation Executive Director Jodi Delaney, Television Academy Foundation Chair Madeline Di Nonno, and Television Academy Foundation Chief Development Officer Karla Pita Loor at “The Power of TV: Trans Visibility in Storytelling,” a Television Academy Foundation event focused on representation of trans individuals in TV and the pathways to increased visibility, at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Thursday, August 1, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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College Television Awards
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Beth David, Esteban Bravo, and Television Academy Foundation Executive Director Jodi Delaney, at the 39th College Television Awards presented by the Television Academy Foundation at the Saban Media Center on Saturday, March 16, 2019, in North Hollywood, California.

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Benito Martinez
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Benito Martinez, left, and Jodi Delaney, executive director, Television Academy Foundation, attend the 19th Annual Emmys Golf Classic

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Jodi Delaney and Cedric the Entertainer
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Jodi Delaney, executive director of the Television Academy Foundation, Rachelle Houston, and Cedric the Entertainer pose at the 19th Annual Emmys Golf Classic

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2018 Writers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Foundation Executive Director Jodi Delaney and Mitch Waldow at the 2018 Writers Nominee Reception held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Dynamic and Diverse Celebration
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Ron Frierson and Television Academy Foundation executive director Jodi Delaney at the 2018 Dynamic and Diverse Celebration presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Foundation Executive Director Jodi Delaney and De Andre Allen-Toole at the 2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Foundation Executive Director Jodi Delaney, Abbe Kanter, and Michael Jaye at the 2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Choreographers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Television Academy Foundation Executive Director Jodi Delaney, and Television Academy President and COO Maury McIntyre at the Television Academy's 2018 Choreographers Nominee Reception at the Saban Media Center’s Wolf Theatre on Sunday, August 26, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.

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The Power of TV, Latinx Inclusion
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Television Academy Foundation executive director Jodi Delaney and Benito Martinez, of the Television Academy Foundation board of directors, attend the panel discussion “The Power of TV: Latinx Inclusion,” on Thursday, August 9, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.

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The Power of TV - American Masters: This is Bob Hope
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Linda Hope with Television Academy Foundation Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships & External Relations Karla Loor Kitchel, and Television Academy Foundation Executive Director Jodi Delaney at the Television Academy Foundation's public program, “THE POWER OF TV -- AMERICAN MASTERS: This is Bob Hope...,” a special screening and discussion on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California

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2017 Documentary and Reality Programming Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Bob Bronow, Jodi Delaney and John Gray attend the 2017 Documentary/Reality Programming Nominee Reception at the Television Academy Wolf Theatre and Saban Media Center on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in North Hollywood, California.

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