‘Jeri Eaton is the Senior Manager of Programming Acquisitions at National Public Radio (NPR) where she is charged with sourcing new content, partnerships and talent. Previously, N‘Jeri was the Content Development & Initiative Manager at the Independent Television Service (ITVS) where she managed the Diversity Development Fund and the Open Call production funding initiatives. She is also a freelance documentary producer and editor. Her feature film First Friday had its national premiere on PBS World Channel series AfroPop in 2016. Her short film Perry County screened at festivals around the country was distributed by New Day Films. She was the Associate Producer for the Oscar shortlisted film The Waiting Room, which premiered on Independent Lens on PBS. N‘Jeri received a bachelor’s degree in Media Arts Studies at Emerson College and her master’s at the UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.