Institute Speaker/Panelist Bio

Kay Oyegun

Screenwriter & Producer

After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Pittsburgh and an MFA in producing from USC, Kay went on to write two of the most critically acclaimed TV series: OWN’s Queen Sugar and NBC’s This is Us, which she is currently a Co-Producer on. On the feature side, Kay is also writing Children of Blood and Bone which Rick Famuyiwa will direct for Disney and Lucasfilm, and On the Come Up based on the bestselling novel by Angie Thomas of the same name and is set up at Paramount Players and Disney with George Tillman, Jr. directing.

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