Miranda Wayland is the Head of International DEIA, Content and Strategy for Prime Video and Amazon Studios, she joined in May 2022 and is responsible for the development and implementation of our DEIA strategy across our international markets. Her mission is to ensure that we equitably invest and amplifying the voices, stories and talents of historically excluded content creators and storytellers to better serve our customers, using the Inclusion Policy and Playbook as the foundation.
Working closely with our content creators, executives and our Prime Video teams Miranda provides an end to end service across the entire life-cycle for the production process, from development to launch, she is able to support our production partners and exec’s to create content that is authentic, inclusive and accessibility. She collaborates with industry partners around the globe for long term industry change. Since her arrival she spearheaded the Amazon Studios partnership with Channel 4 to deliver the Disability Access survey, a report that provides greater insights and visibility of the disability landscape across the UK Media industry.
She is also the Exec sponsor for Amazon Studio’s first London Latino Affinity network group. Prior to joining Amazon, Miranda was the Head of Creative Diversity and Workforce Diversity for the BBC, managing a team of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) practitioners and overseeing the financial investment of £112 million for Creative Diversity in content creation.
Miranda a trustee for: Anne Frank Trust who seek to support young people aged 9-16 to recognise and eliminate prejudice and discrimination through the teachings of Anne Frank’s Diary, she is also a trustee for RADA (Royal Academy for Dramatic Arts and NFTS(National Film and Television School), using her experience, knowledge and contacts to better serve the next generation of creative talent to be more inclusive, representative and reflective of historically excluded groups.