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Deborah Byrd, CEO of AK Blackbyrd Productions Inc. is an accomplished talent producer and skilled expert behind countless electrified, highly watched music award shows. A natural, with a relish for award show broadcast and program, Deborah stands at the helm when managing talent for the Billboard Awards, Radio Music Awards, Emmy's, and the American Music Awards. Still, it is sheer versatility that led Deborah to The NAACP Image Awards, Stellar Gospel Music Awards where she delivered a star-studded list of performers. You can say, that now, more than ten years, Deborah has been behind BET Networks' rating powerhouses such as the BET Awards, Hip Hop Awards, BET Honors and Black Girls Rock!


With unmatched flair to recognize talent and unique blend of creativity, Deborah has built a personal brand. Her work exceeds expectation while expanding a niche' among industry "A-List" celebrities. The evolution of Blackbyrd Productions has not only gained Deborah respect and trust but also that of her team. Every star which includes (but not limited): Chris Rock, Will & Jada Smith, Samuel L. Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Beyoncé and much more, is taken care of from start to finish. Meaning, from the first pitch call to the time of departure. 


Certainly, Deborah is more than a producer, organizer, and planner. Throughout the year, Deborah makes time to give back to the community she serves. Deborah currently supports the Nancy Davis Annual Race to Erase Multiple Sclerosis Gala, The Big Brother Big Sister Association of California and a member of the Entertainment Consortium Collaborative Outreach Program and the Alliance for Women in Media.  This Anchorage, Alaska native currently resides in Southern California with her family.

Talent Producer

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