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Sheri Salata: Former Executive Producer of Oprah Winfrey Show Talks about “The Beautiful No”

January 25, 2021

Sheri Salata, former Executive Producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show, Co-President of Harpo Studios and OWN, is an award winning storyteller and the embodiment of inspirational leadership.

Sheri began her career with Oprah Winfrey, the most celebrated woman in media, as an entry level promotions producer and ultimately rose to steer the strategic and creative direction of the most renowned talk show in television history. Leading an Emmy award-winning team, Sheri touched the lives of millions around the world as they broke cultural barriers and advanced the show’s mission of enlightenment and understanding.

Sheri-who Arianna Huffington once described as “the visionary behind the visionary”- also appeared regularly in the acclaimed thirty hour docuseries, Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes, chronicling the historic final season.

Sheri’s memoir, The Beautiful No: And Other Tales of Trial, Transcendence and Transformation is an Amazon best-selling release and an Apple Must-Listen audio book. Sheri has been named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Power 100 and Feminist Press Power Award Winner.

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