Mitzi Miller is a celebrated journalist, best-selling author and veteran editor. After almost fifteen years in print media, in March 2015 she made a successful leap from publishing to television and film when she accepted the position of Head of Development at Rainforest Entertainment. Since Miller’s hire at Rainforest, the production company has sold the highly anticipated drama series The Quad to BET.
Prior to the transition, Miller served as the editor-in-chief of two of the country’s premier African-American magazines, EBONY and JET. She is the third individual and the only woman in history to have held both positions.
The Connecticut native has co-authored five popular books over the past decade: The Vow: A Novel; The Angry Black Woman’s Guide to Life; and the three-title Hotlanta young adult series. In January 2015, the Lifetime Network debuted the TV movie With This Ring, which was based on her novel The Vow. The popular film was nominated for NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actress, Writing and Directing.
A frequent public speaker, Miller has been a featured guest on several national television programs, including ABC’s Good Morning America, TV One’s NewsOne Now, and CNN’s CNN Newsroom.
For her professionalism and passion, Miller’s recent accolades include recognition among The Root 100 honorees for 2013 and 2014; Florida A&M University’s 125 Outstanding Alumni of the Quasquicentennial; and Crain’s Chicago Business magazine’s 2011 40 Under 40 roster.
Miller is a distinguished alumna of Florida A&M University and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
A proven publishing industry veteran, Miller is the former Editor in Chief of the oldest African-American monthly publication, EBONY Magazine.
An award-winning writer, Miller has authored five books: The Angry Black Woman’s Guide to Life, The Vow: A Novel and the three-title Hotlanta series.
A powerful public speaker, Miller is often invited to share her story of succeeding against personal adversity with top organizations colleges, and universities.
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