Amiga, Handle Your Shit
Bringing Characters Just Like You & Me To The Big Screen with Teri Weinberg
What TV shows or movies have helped you feel less alone throughout your life experiences?
As amigas, and especially immigrants, it’s so important to see characters just like us in the mainstream media and on the big screen. Through these characters, the events and experiences we go through in our life, both inspiring and challenging, are validated.
In this episode, I am joined by my friend, the incredible Teri Weinberg. After working as an NBC Entertainment Executive Vice President and launching her own production company, Teri has had a wildly successful career in Hollywood. She was the executive producer of Ugly Betty and the co-executive producer of The Office. Terri was nominated for two Emmys in July 2007, as both The Office and Ugly Betty were nominated as Outstanding Comedy Series. She is also the producer of Gentefied, The Tutors, and has some exciting projects currently being created.
Tune in to Episode 86 of Amiga, Handle Your Shit, and learn about Teri’s journey to Hollywood and the passion and purpose behind some of her biggest projects!
In This Episode, You Will Learn:
- How Teri’s journey led her to Hollywood (10:03)
- What led Teri to producing Ugly Betty (15:55)
- The projects that Teri is currently working on (24:00)
- Teri’s reflection on her career in a male-dominated industry (32:36)
- Teri’s advice for amigas to handle their shit (39:16)
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