Angelou Deign is an Emmy-nominated and award-winning Producer, Casting Director and Writer. She has worked with some of Hollywood’s biggest legends, from Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to Dick Clark.
Angelou began her entertainment career writing and producing music as the lead singer of a group signed to Columbia Records. During which time, she wrote commercial jingles and video treatments for the likes of P. Diddy and Boyz II Men. Her musical ear and eye for talent, were a perfect fit when she made the leap to casting and producing television shows like CBS’s “Star Search” and NBC’s “The Singing Bee”.
Angelou became the youngest Executive In Charge of Talent at NBC for the syndicated show, “The Weakest Link”. Three years later, she was chosen to head Chinese, media-legend, Yue-Sai Kan’s Production Company. During which time, she traveled the globe, overseeing the celebrity docu-series, “Yue-Sai’s World” and interviewed the likes of famed violinist, Itzhak Perlman, members of the Royal Family, to singer, Usher.
Upon returning to Los Angeles, Angelou headed the Casting Department of several shows for Fremantle Media North America, before launching her own company.
The A. Deign & CO. team continues to develop and produce innovative and entertaining shows, cast “every-day, extraordinary people” and book top notch celebrity talent.