Kristen V. Carter is an award-winning content creator, entrepreneur, and inspirational speaker from Newark, New Jersey. She has produced for a variety of television’s top programs including BET’s Black Girls Rock and NBC’s The Voice. In addition, Kristen has served as a speech writer for Viacom executives, including BET’s former CEO Debra Lee.
Kristen has a deep-rooted passion for storytelling. In 2007, she founded JazziDreamer Entertainment LLC, a multimedia company specializing in writing, consultation, and production services. Through the company, she wrote and directed the award-winning short film First Date, which currently airs on Magic Johnson’s cable network ASPiRE TV. First Date is also showcased digitally on Kweli TV.
Most recently, Kristen wrapped a Director of Unscripted Development position where she co-executive produced the documentary show Motherly Love, a companion special to the record-breaking documentary series Black Love on the Oprah Winfrey Network. In her role, she had a hand in selling two cable specials in just nine business days. Kristen continues to develop television projects independently while also writing and producing hit cable programs including BET Awards 2018 Red Carpet Special and OWN’s new hit docu-series Chad Loves Michelle.
Kristen’s entrepreneurial pursuits continue to expand with the creation of Trust Your Magic™, an inspirational brand that reinforces the power of honoring one’s gifts and talents. She offers a series of items including specialty shirts, mugs, and journals. The brand also includes an empowerment event series, entitled Blessed, Booked and Busy, an interactive workshop for freelancers to catapult their lives and take their careers to the next level.
Kristen is the recipient of many awards including San Francisco Black Film Festival’s First Time Filmmaker Award, From the Heart Productions’ Fiscal Sponsorship, and the Hanks-Miller Screenwriting Fellowship. She is a proud graduate of Hofstra University.
In addition to writing and producing television shows, Kristen has a love for consulting clients on catapulting their careers.
Resume & Bio Writing
Project Development (Treatments, One Sheets, Decks)
Sizzle Reel Production & Direction
Video Reel Evaluation
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