Launching in January 2019, CLEO TV is a lifestyle and entertainment network targeting Millennial and Gen X women of color.  Derived from the name Cleopatra, one of the most powerful, trendsetting, rule-breaking and iconic women in history, CLEO TV will offer quality content that defies negative and cultural stereotypes of today’s modern women.  The network promises a unique and diverse offering of short-form and long-form content including travel, home design, cooking, talk shows, movies, docu-series, sitcoms and much more.  CLEO TV is solely owned by Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc. [NASDAQ: UONE and UONEK, www.urban1.com], the largest African-American owned multi-media company primarily targeting Black and urban audiences.



Michelle Rice


Sharon Alston

VP, Human Resources

Human Resources

Dexter Cole

SVP, Program Scheduling & Acquisitions

Program Scheduling & Acquisitions

Walter Evans

VP, Advertising Sales & Marketing (Midwest Region)

Ad Sales & Marketing

Jody Drewer

EVP, Chief Financial Officer


Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay

EVP, Ad Sales & Marketing

Nyree Wright

SVP, Public Relations

Public Relations & Communications

Lauren O’Daly

VP, Legal & Business Affairs


Charnelle Anderson

SVP, Marketing

Marketing & Creative Services

Rori Peters

VP, Content Distribution & Sales Strategy

Content, Distribution & Sales

Jeff Meza

SVP, Integrated Marketing & Strategic Partnerships

Integrated Marketing & Partnerships

Audrey Cochran

VP, Research


Aisha Shaw

SVP, Direct Response & Advanced TV

Ad Sales & Marketing

John Fant

SVP, Network Operations


Kinyette Newman

SVP, Production/Finance & Chief of Staff

Office of the President, Finance

Susan Henry

Sr. Director, Programming

Original Programming & Production