Terri Jude Davis
Raised in Manhattan by a single mom, the 2-time Emmy nominated Executive Producer/Director Terri Jude Davis’s childhood was very unique. A child of the turbulent sixties her passion for storytelling were inspired by Dan Rather, Tom Brokaw and Barbara Walters and her passion for television came from Diahann Carol, David Frost and the Wide World of Sports.
Growing up the daughter of a dreamer and trailblazer (her mother Shirley is the first African American to win a Clio Award) she was always encouraged and inspired to pursue her dreams however large. Never traditional, Terri Jude attended UCLA, Columbia College and FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) then began her career in advertising with Rapp + Collins a division of Doyle Dan Bernbach/NYC and as an associate producer with the Clio Awards organization.
Television turned out to be a better fit for her producing daytime talk, home design, celebrity and style programming for NBC, ABC, MTV, Lifetime, Sony, CBS, Style and E Entertainment. As digital continues to blaze forward Terri Jude has combined her advertising and television experience to the next level in entertainment. She’s created corporate brand entertainment for DECA (Digital Entertainment Corporation of America), Quaker Oats, Bull Outdoor Products, restaurants, alternative medicine practitioners, entrepreneurs and hosts.
She was the co-founder of the digital lifestyle magazine AffordableCool.com casting a roster of lifestyle experts, producing and directing programming to provide online visitors resources for living “cool” affordably. Her blog CurvySwagger.com was created to empower women with curves to love their bodies and experience life consciously with humor and style. She launched the graphic design brand Eccentric Jude to bring humor and wellness messages through her art.
As a brand producer with the global platform Tastemade.com, Terri Jude creates hosted and tabletop culinary shows for brands including Amazon, Marshall Speakers, PUR Water Filters, the French Cheese Board and Mars candies, specifically Twix.
Terri Jude has served on the board of both the Paul D. Martin Foundation and the Southern California Chapter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as a Southern California Chapter President.
She calls Santa Monica, California home.