Meet Courtney Kemp, a creator and executive producer of Power.
Qualifications: Before hitting ratings gold with Power, Courtney Kemp, according to Essence magazine, was racking up writing and producing credits on The Good Wife and Hawaii Five-O.
— Urban Movie Channel (@WatchUMC) March 11, 2017
Staying open: “I wanted to be successful in magazines, which didn’t work out. Then an article I wrote about interracial dating was turned into a show. The project never happened. but i got the [TV] bug.”
— Crazy Cathy (@cathleenbonilla) March 8, 2017
On balance: “As a perfectionist, I‘ve had to sacrifice a great deal…but I’m not sure I would have done it any differently.”