From game shows to reality shows and everything in between, Chicago native Janea Smith is a Television Producer and a Consultant who always has a new project up her sleeve. After graduating Cum Laude from Columbia College Chicago, Smith began her career as an Associate Producer on the nationally syndicated show, “The Black Enterprise Report.” Smith has worked on hit shows including, “College Hill”, “The First 48: Missing Persons”, CNN’s “Chicagoland”, and “Empire.” She has also worked for writer/director, Steve Conrad (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Pursuit of Happyness) to serve as his Production Supervisor for an IFC pilot entitled “Timms Valley.”
She is a Co-Producer on To Bridge the Divide.
Films by Janea Smith
- America to Me 2018
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