Carolyn Newman

Head of Scripted Television & Production

Carolyn Newman is Head of Scripted Development and Production at Will Packer Media. She is responsible for developing and producing the company’s television projects and collaborating with show creators, writers and producers. 


Ms. Newman was most recently Director of Original Series for Netflix, where she developed 17 original series including “Anatomy of a Scandal” and “Feel Good” and was involved in the acquisition of Darren Star’s series “Emily in Paris.” Before that she was Senior Vice President of Scripted Programming at Entertainment One, where she developed and broadened the company’s scripted television business in the U.S. and around the world. Ms. Newman also worked at Amazon Studios, where she was in charge of Development and Production. Earlier in her career Ms. Newman was Vice President of English Development and Production at Sphere Media Plus, a Canadian

production company.