Narendra Reddy, as the Chief Operating Officer at The Africa Channel, brings a wealth of experience from over 15 years in the global media industry. Stationed in Los Angeles, California, he is instrumental in steering the network’s strategic direction, particularly in Production, Programming, and Acquisitions. His expertise extends to the development and production of original content, both domestically and in Africa.
Reddy’s background includes a notable tenure as General Manager for DreamWorks Animation India, where he played a pivotal role in supervising major productions like ‘Puss in Boots’, ‘Madagascar 3’, and ‘Rise of the Guardians’. His leadership contributed significantly to the studio’s global strategic planning.
Before joining The Africa Channel, Reddy led Reddy-or-Not Entertainment as President, where he provided comprehensive development, production, marketing, and consulting services to top-tier clients including NBC Universal and ION Media Networks. His accomplishments in this role include the development of the US Kids TV channel, QUBO, and spearheading key sales and marketing initiatives for ION TV.
Reddy’s prior roles at NBC Universal were marked by his impactful contributions to Kids and Family programming, including supervising the “Saturday Morning Kids Block” on NBC and overseeing several successful unscripted and game show productions.
Reddy holds a Bachelor of Science in Production Engineering from Anna University, India, and has advanced degrees in Industrial Engineering and Health Administration from the University of Missouri. He also completed a specialized program in film, television, and digital entertainment at UCLA, focusing on directing.
Narendra Reddy’s extensive background and dynamic leadership continue to be invaluable assets to The Africa Channel, propelling the network’s vision and expansion in the international media landscape.