Jen LorenLeaders USA 2023
Senior Director, Cherokee Film
Jen Loren is the executive producer and host of the Emmy-winning docuseries "Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People" and the senior director of Cherokee Film, a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses that is dedicated to increasing the presence of Native Americans in every level of the film and television industries while creating opportunities for economic development and jobs in the Cherokee Nation reservation. Jen leads Cherokee Film by setting the vision, strategy, and direction for the tribe’s efforts in film, television, video, and virtual production—in pursuit of its mission by and in helping to educate, prepare, and connect tribal citizens with great jobs. Jen is passionate about growing native representation across global media and helping develop Cherokee Nation as a hub for the film and television industry, especially as it relates to telling diverse stories.