Charles D. KingGeneral Partner
Charles D. King is Founder & CEO of MACRO, a multi-platform media company representing the voice and perspectives of Black people and people of color. King casts the overall vision, mission and strategic goals for the company and its multiple business verticals. He oversees the company’s focus on creating, developing, producing and financing film, television, digital content and brands driven by people of color. Formerly a partner and senior agent at William Morris Endeavor, King was the first African-American partner in the company’s 100+ year history and the first ever African-American partner at any major talent agency. Known industry wide for his innovative deal-making, keen eye for talent and strategic long-horizon thinking, King’s list of notable clients spanned every sector of the entertainment industry, including acclaimed filmmakers, music icons, media moguls and innovators. He is also an angel investor, dedicated philanthropist, member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and The Television Academy; and sits on several nonprofit boards—including the Sundance Institute, the National Basketball Players Association’s Think 450 and College Track, where he serves as National Vice Chair. King is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and Howard University School of Law. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Stacey Walker King, and their two sons.