About Tracey Edmonds
Tracey Edmonds has created and produced groundbreaking projects for television, film, music, and digital media. She served as co-host of Extra TV alongside Mario Lopez and Charissa Thompson for 3 years, where she earned an Emmy Award. Edmonds currently serves as CEO and President of Edmonds Entertainment. Edmonds is also the Founder and Editor of the lifestyle, health and wellness media brand, AlrightNow.com.
Tracey most recently produced the feature film End of the Road, starring Queen Latifah, Ludacris, and Beau Bridges for Netflix, which reached the #1 spot on Netflix’s Top 10 movies. She also recently executive produced College Hill: Celebrity Edition (BET), a reimagined version of the original series, starring Nene Leaks, Ray J, Lamar Odom, Big Freedia, Stacey Dash, Dream Doll, India Love, and Slim Thug. The show has been renewed for a second season airing in 2023.
Other recent projects include the second season of Games People Play (BET), a sexy stylized drama about the high-stakes world of the NBA starring Karrueche Tran and Sarunas Jackson — the show finished its first season, starring Lauren London, as BET’s #1 show; and The Postcard Killings starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Famke Janssen.
Her upcoming projects include a drama series, Invisible Life, for HBO.
Edmonds’ past projects include the hit series Deion’s Family Playbook (OWN) and the three-time NAACP Image Award nominated television movie With This Ring (Lifetime). Edmonds won high acclaim for the serialized version of her hit movieSoul Food, an hour-long drama for Showtime Networks, Inc., which ran for five seasons and won multiple NAACP Image Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series three years in a row. She also executive produced several groundbreaking reality shows including College Hill (BET’s first reality show), which ran for six seasons, and its spinoff College Hill Interns; Lil’ Kim: Countdown to Lockdown; and DMX: Soul of a Man. Edmonds’ other film successes include the hit film Jumping the Broom starring Angela Bassett, which earned several NAACP Image Awards.
A Stanford University graduate, Edmonds has won numerous awards for her contributions to the entertainment industry, including Ebony Magazine’s Outstanding Women in Marketing & Communications Entrepreneur Award (2002); the Volunteers of America Legacy of Leadership Award (2004); the National Organization for Women’s Excellence in Media Award (2005); Alliance for Women in Media’s Gracies Award for Best Host in Entertainment & Information (2015); Emmy Award, Outstanding Entertainment News Program (2016); and Alliance for Women in Media SoCal’s Genii Award for Excellence in Entertainment (2016).
Edmonds served as the co-chair for the PGA’s annual Produced By Conference for 6 years. Previously, she also served on the Board of Governors for the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and on the Board of Trustees for the American Film Institute. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and is on the Board of the Plby Group.
Edmonds also holds an Honorary Doctorate degree from Southern University.
Tracey Edmonds has two sons, Brandon and Dylan Edmonds.