Leigh Davenport is a professional screenwriter and director specializing in content that explores the intersection of the woke and whimsical. Most recently, Davenport penned the forthcoming Wendy Williams Movie Project for Lifetime. Her scripted series, RUN THE WORLD, which is loosely based on her life as a twenty-something in New York is in development at Starz. Other credits include BET’s Boomerang series and the adapted screenplay of Tia William’s novel, “The Perfect Find,” which will star Gabrielle Union in 2020.
Davenport is the former Editorial Director of HelloBeautiful.com, where she led the site to record breaking traffic as the leading site for Black women. Over the last decade, Davenport has worked in entertainment media in various capacities including writing for The Black Girls Rock! Awards and in production at BET, TV ONE and VH1.
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