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Oprah’s Harpo Names Terry Wood as Executive VP to Oversee Apple Content

Oprah’s Harpo Names Terry Wood as Executive VP to Oversee Apple Content

Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions has named former Netflix exec Terry Wood as its executive vice president, a newly created role. She will spearhead production of original content for the partnership between Winfrey and Apple, said the company.

“Terry has broad experience across the media industry and an extensive knowledge of what connects to viewers in a meaningful way,” said Winfrey in a statement. “I look forward to working with her as we create content for Apple that can impact people around the world.”

Winfrey and Apple inked a multi-year content deal last year to create original programming. Those projects will be released as part of Apple’s original content lineup.

Wood, who will report to Winfrey, was most recently part of the creative team at Netflix that oversaw the launch of Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” Chelsea Handler’s “Chelsea,” and David Letterman’s Emmy-nominated “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction,

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