Tina Perry was named President of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network effective January 2019, spearheading all day-to-day operations and creative areas of OWN. Perry, who reports to OWN Chairman and CEO Oprah Winfrey, also oversees the network’s growing digital division, as well as “WATCH OWN,” the network’s TV Everywhere app, and a variety of online content on Oprah.com, the network’s award-winning website.
Perry is a seasoned dealmaker whose exceptional leadership and business acumen provides strong direction for the network to reach and grow OWN’s diverse audience. Previously, Perry served as Executive Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for OWN and Oprah.com. She has been instrumental in the network’s ongoing evolution into scripted programming.
Prior to joining OWN in 2009, Perry handled Business and Legal Affairs for VH1 and MTV at Viacom. Before her role at Viacom, she was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP in New York. While working at Cravath, she represented public companies in connection with public offerings, private placements and general corporate governance matters.
Perry holds a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, a Master of Science in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford and graduated with Honors from Stanford University.