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Tracey Edmonds has created and produced groundbreaking projects for television, film, music, and digital media and recently exited ExtraTV, where she earned an Emmy Award while serving as co-host alongside Mario Lopez and Charissa Thompson for 3 years. Edmonds currently serves as CEO and President of Edmonds Entertainment and CEO and President of Alright TV. Edmonds is also the Founder and Editor of the new lifestyle, health and wellness media brand, AlrightNow.com.
Her most recent projects include having served as boardroom advisor to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on The New Celebrity Apprentice and as host of BET’s competition reality show, Queen Boss. As a producer, Edmonds’ projects include the hit series Deion’s Family Playbook and the three-time NAACP Image Award nominated With This Ring. Edmonds won high acclaim for the serialized version of her hit movie Soul Food, an hour-long dramedy for Showtime Networks, Inc. which ran for five seasons and won multiple NAACP Image Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series three years in a row.
A Stanford University graduate, Edmonds has won numerous awards for her contributions to the entertainment industry, including Ebony Magazine’s Outstanding Women in Marketing & Communications Entrepreneur Award (2002); the Volunteers of America Legacy of Leadership Award (2004); the National Organization for Women’s Excellence in Media Award (2005); Alliance for Women in Media’s Gracies Award for Best Host in Entertainment & Information (2015); Emmy Award, Outstanding Entertainment News Program (2016); and Alliance for Women in Media SoCal’s Genii Award for Excellence in Entertainment (2016).
Edmonds serves on the Board of Governors for the Producers Guild of America (PGA), where she chaired the Guild’s annual Celebration of Diversity gala for 3 consecutive years and co-chaired the PGA-hosted Produced By Conference for the past 3 years. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Film Institute (AFI); she is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; and she serves as a Global Ambassador for CARE, a leading humanitarian organization that works to fight global poverty. In her role as Ambassador, she is focused on improving global maternal health, with a specific focus on Sierra Leone.
Tracey Edmonds resides in Beverly Hills, California with her two sons, Brandon and Dylan.