Kendra Carter develops, produces and supervises talent diversity
initiatives for NBCUniversal. Most notable, NBC's Stand-Up for Diversity
nationwide talent search, Short Cuts Festival, various talent
scholarships and talent showcases. These programs create a pipeline for
diverse talent and opportunities on NBCUniversal television series.
Kendra is also responsible for tracking the network's placement of
diverse talent in front of the camera. Prior to joining NBC, Kendra was
a casting and talent development executive at Spike TV. Kendra holds a
Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California,
Short Cuts Festival is much more than presenting shorts, our goal is to
display and celebrate diversity in entertainment. Short Cuts features
talent across all genres including COMEDY, DRAMA, HORROR, and SCI-FI!
This is the ultimate showcase for writers, directors, actors, TV
creators and filmmakers from all over the country. It provides creative
individuals of diverse backgrounds an opportunity to get their materials
in front of key decisions makers from the entire NBCUniversal family as
well as agents, managers, producers, and other industry players.