Creative Talent Development Staff

Outreach Specialist

Adrienne C. Thomas

Creative Talent Development & Inclusion
Disney General Entertainment Content

As the Outreach Specialist for the Creative Talent Development & Inclusion (CTDI) team, Adrienne serves as the first point-of-contact for talent. She manages professional development strategy and offerings (craft, career, and branding) designed to propel writers, producers and directors to their next level or opportunity. She utilizes a qualitative data analysis approach to identify gaps in the creative talent pipeline to television. Prior to joining CTDI, Thomas worked in talent management in Los Angeles helping steer careers and create new opportunities for various creative talents across the industry. Her experience also extends to the casting industry working with top casting directors. Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Thomas was the program manager for a cable broadcast channel based in Nashville, TN where she oversaw acquisitions of new programming and quality control of television production. Her diverse background in the entertainment industry helps give her a critical and unique voice in the industry. A native of Nashville, TN, Thomas graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from Middle Tennessee State University.