Sheri Salata

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Sheri Salata (born 1959) is co-president of Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) and president of Winfrey’s Harpo Productions. She was born in Georgia and raised in Chicago's northern suburbs.[1] She graduated from the University of Iowa in the early 1980s.[2] Salata's first job was assistant to Perry Stebor, an executive at Grey Advertising in Chicago.[2] Salata entered Harpo Studios in 1995 as promotions producer.[1] In 2009 she was named president of Harpo Studios.[citation needed] Salata served as executive producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show from 2006 until the show ended in 2011.[1] She was appointed co-president of OWN with Erik Logan in July 2011.[1]

Salata was introduced to a wider audience in the TV series Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes, airing on OWN January–August 2011.

Personal life[edit]

Salata is unmarried[1] and keeps English bulldogs.[1][2] She practices Transcendental Meditation at work as part of a company initiative.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Sheri Salata: President, OWN and Harpo Studios". Retrieved 3 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Gregory Beyer; Sasha Bronner. "Sheri Salata And Erik Logan, Searching For Meaning At The Top Of Oprah Winfrey's World". Retrieved 3 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Gregory Beyer; Sasha Bronner. "Sheri Salata And Erik Logan, Searching For Meaning At The Top Of Oprah Winfrey's World". Retrieved 6 May 2014. "'There is a potential to have a very stressful life in my world,' she says. 'Twenty minutes twice a day makes a huge difference.'" 

External links[edit]

Sheri Salata on Twitter