Horne to oversee primetime diversity programs

NBC Entertainment/Universal Media Studios has tapped Karen Horne to oversee primetime diversity programs.

Exec, who joins NBC as director of entertainment diversity initiatives, reports to NBC/UMS primetime entertainment prexy Angela Bromstad.

Horne will head up the Peacock’s writer and director diversity programs, and also help the network’s programming team find talent.

Bromstad said Horne will “enhance the diversity profile for our network.”

She previously served as creative consultant for Loud Paint Entertainment. Before that, she was director of creative affairs at IDT Animation and an executive consultant at Nickelodeon Prods. Horne’s resume also includes stints at HBO and ABC.

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