Speaker Profile

Melissa Ingram
General Manager / aspireTV

Melissa M. Ingram is the SVP of multicultural networks and strategy at UP Entertainment, where she’s responsible for driving the growth and success of aspireTV, Cine Romántico, and other multicultural brands across all distribution platforms.

Previously, Ms. Ingram served as the senior director of business affairs and development as well as senior counsel for business and legal affairs for aspireTV, which she joined from its sister network UPtv, where she was the senior counsel of business and legal affairs. Before joining UPtv, Ms. Ingram was an associate lawyer with boutique entertainment firm The Carter Law Firm, PC. She began her career as an associate lawyer in the labor and employment group at Alston & Bird, LLP.

Ms. Ingram earned a J.D. from the UC Berkeley School of Law and a B.A. in English from Spelman College.