Among her many recent headlines, King spearheaded the successful 2017 Adult Swim upfront presentation that featured music star Drake. She also developed the successful integrated custom campaigns for the Hardee’s animated spot featuring characters from the Adult Swim/Cartoon series “Rick and Morty” and the Progressive stop-motion spot featuring the character Flo, launched by the series creators of “Robot Chicken.” King says, “This year, we’ve seen the global push toward gender equality begin to change mindsets and the makeup of the media business.”
Who is your favorite current female TV character and why?
Daenerys Targaryen from “Game of Thrones.” She is one of the most striking examples of female empowerment during this important time, and in one of the most popular and influential TV series of all time.
What industry topic do you think will dominate industry headlines in 2018 and why?
This year, we’ve seen the global push toward gender equality begin to change mindsets and the makeup of the media business, I believe this will continue to dominate industry headlines in 2018. Women make up half the sky and it’s gratifying to see them finally start to be represented equally on all fronts, from in front of the camera to behind the camera to the C-Suite and boardrooms.
What famous woman, living or deceased, would you like to have dinner with?
Michelle Obama. She’ll go down as one of the greatest leaders of our time. Her story, integrity, and unwavering commitment to her family and activism is an inspiration to me.