Kristen Duncan Williams is a Writer/Producer with over 15 years of combined TV production and PR experience. Clients include Nickelodeon, AMC, WE TV, Oxygen Media/NBC, Lifetime, USA Network and more.
Kristen will conceptualize, collaborate, develop, pitch and write strong and stand out creative for: launch campaigns, tune-in promotion, image spots, integrated marketing pitch documents and network rebrand work.
Kristen was chosen by NIKON as 1 of 16 photographers to participate in a national and worldwide NIKON digital print & ad campaign for the promotion of their new camera. Kristen’s photographs and self-portrait appeared in Nikon ads that featured in such magazines as Newsweek, NY Magazine, Time, National Geographic, etc.
Kristen Duncan Williams is a Writer/Producer.
Kristen has most recently served as a staff Writer for Nickelodeon's On-Air department for Nick Jr. in the preschool division. In partnership with the Editorial Director, Kristen would conceptualize, develop, pitch and write scripts for tune-in promotion, launch campaigns, marketing initiatives and rebrand work for the Nick Jr. channel.
Prior to Nickelodeon, Kristen worked on a freelance basis writing tune-in spots and pitch documents for clients such as NBC/Oxygen, Lifetime, WE TV, AMC, Current TV and USA Network.
Kristen served as Writer/Producer for Oxygen/NBC Universal before coming to Nickelodeon assigned to The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency, The Bad Girls Club, Tori & Dean Inn Love, Captured, Oxygen Mentor's Walk and Monique’s Fat Chance.
Previously, Kristen was an Associate Producer for Special Projects On-Air for Rainbow Media working on projects for AMC, IFC, WE: Women’s Entertainment, VOOM and FUSE.
In addition, Kristen worked as a Junior Publicist at The Kreisberg Group, a full-service international marketing and public relations firm representing cultural profit and non-profit clients: Santiago Calatrava, The Children's Museum of Manhattan and The Storm King Art Center. Kristen then did freelance PR for such clients as The Jen Bekman Gallery and artist Will Ryman son to Robert Ryman.
Prior to her work in public relations, Kristen worked for five years at Nickelodeon working in production on such shows as SpongeBob Squarepants, Rugrats, Hey Arnold!, Angry Beavers and Double Dare. While at Nickelodeon Kristen also served as a member of the Writing and Development team for pilots in production.
Kristen lives in Brooklyn with husband Eliot Shepard and daughter Lilian.
"Kristen is an outstanding Writer and Producer, and a pleasure to work with. She's highly creative, a great self-starter and committed to being an essential part of the team."— Craig Parks, VP, Branded Entertainment & Business Development, Independent Film Channel (IFC)
"Kristen is a really confident creative whose humor and wit comes through in her writing style. No one moved up faster from an admin to a creative job. Great work ethic. Knows how to get things done inside the company too. I am a big fan of Kristen and strongly recommend her work. She's fun to collaborate with, has her own strong creative pov, yet is open to ideas from others."— Stuart Selig, SVP / Creative Director, Rainbow Media (Cablevision division)
"Kristen is a dream creative. Bright, funny, versatile, thoughtful, creative, driven, resourceful and hard-working. She can write, consult, produce. She dives into each new project with full-on excitement. She writes and produces for us on a regular basis and we're thrilled to work with her."— Louis Venezia, President, PILOT Productions
"Kristen is sharp, hard-working, creative, dependable, and a delight to work with. I wouldn't write it if it wasn't a fact."— Rob Battles, SVP Creative Services, Rainbow Media
"Kristen is an extremely talented promo writer/producer with a special instinct for innovative branding ideas. She shines at collaboration and her presence at group brainstorms at Oxygen never failed to elevate the level of the creative discussion. In addition to her creative ability, I also admired her diligence, work ethic and meticulous attention to detail. I observed her generosity in mentoring the junior members of her team and appreciated how she shared her expertise in ways that benefited everyone she worked with. I recommend her highly."— Amy Deaton Smith, Former Manager, Programming Strategy, Oxygen Media
"Kristen is a very creative and talented writer. She has a great ability managing creative personell and staying focused on the goal at hand. We worked together at Nickelodeon's Animation Dept. at the before the dawn of SpongeBob. Kristen left to pursue opportunities outside MTVN while I moved to different departments within the organization. I'd love to work with her again. She's fantastic."— Geoff Todebush, Vice President, Broadcast Operations at Nickelodeon