Deniese Davis began her career producing music videos, short films and digital content including Issa Rae’s award-winning web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl. She is currently a Co-Executive Producer on the HBO Emmy-nominated comedy series Insecure and a Producer on HBO’s Emmy-nominated A Black Lady Sketch Show.
After 8 years of producing for Hoorae Media (fka Issa Rae Productions), she recently launched her own production company Reform Media Group while continuing to support ColorCreative, a management company for diverse and emerging writers and filmmakers that she co-founded with Issa in 2014.
Originally from Las Vegas, NV, Deniese is an alumna of CUNY-Brooklyn College and the American Film Institute Conservatory. She sits on the board of Black Public Media and is a founding member of AFI’s Alumni Council for the Lawrence Herbert Alumni Center (LHAC).