Faith In Entertainment: Producer Holly Carter Talks Fusing Spirituality in Successful Career – Black Enterprise

Faith In Entertainment: Producer Holly Carter Talks Fusing Spirituality in Successful Career

Holly Carter (@ReleveEnt) is CEO and founder of Relevé Entertainment, a premier management and production company for family and faith-inspired content. Relevé Entertainment is a multifaceted entertainment company specializing in talent management, brand development, and television/film production. The company consistently delivers high-quality, breakthrough family and faith-based programming that engages national audiences, with production credits that include the Oxygen Media hit franchise Preachers of L.A. and Preachers of Detroit; the new hit series Fix My Choir, as well as The Sheards (BET Networks).

Carter began her career in the entertainment industry as a news-clipping intern, learning the ropes on shows like 90s hits Hard Copy, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and In Living Color.

Carter holds a bachelor of arts degree in communications, with a minor in Spanish, from Cal State San Bernardino; an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, with an emphasis in marketing and entertainment, and a doctorate degree in ministry from the Southern California School of Ministry, with a concentration on merging the sacred and the secular.

When asked about the keys to her success, the married mother of two replied, “Honey, prayer, fasting, and everything in between.

Carter adds that has a support team and husband that share the responsibilities of family life. If she has to travel her husband is available to make sure that the ballet, hair, and tutoring appointments are kept. In addition to her husband, she has 12 women that cover her back. These women created a supportive circle around her; each serves in a different capacity.

“If I traveled, they made sure that the husband, the kids, and everybody else has what they need and that I am taken to the airport or picked up and checked on and prayed for,” she says. ” I have an amazing circle of women who raised, praised, and rebuked me when I need it.”

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