Juliana Carnessale is Senior Vice President of Scripted Television Business Affairs, UCP, USA and SYFY. She is co-head of the scripted television team that deals with all scripted business affairs matters, including development and production, for UCP and NBCU Cable Networks. Carnessale reports to Andra Shapiro, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NBCUniversal Entertainment and Lifestyles Group, Legal and Business Affairs.
Carnessale attended USC undergrad in International Relations before earning her MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management. She worked with IBM for 3 years as financial analyst and planner in San Jose, CA, before attending USC Gould School of Law. Carnessale’s first venture into television was at CBS as a business affairs exec before landing at NBCUniversal, where she has worked for 20 years.