Danyelle S.T. Wright, 48, is vice president, employment and labor law, and chief diversity officer for The E.W. Scripps Company.
Wright leads Scripps’ enterprise-wide diversity and inclusion strategies. She works closely with the company’s human resources leadership to bring these strategies to life and provides guidance to the company’s senior management on employment and labor practices. Wright also serves as the employment attorney for the company.
Before joining Scripps in 2015, Wright served as partner with a Dayton, Ohio-based law firm. She received her bachelor’s degree in government and Africana studies from Cornell University and her doctorate in law from The Ohio State University.
A native of Dayton, Ohio, Wright is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., The Links, Incorporated and Jack & Jill of America. She is a member of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s Leadership Cincinnati Class 41, WE Lead Class 11 and The Cincinnati Parks Foundation.
Wright has received many professional honors, including a 2006 40 Under 40 by the Dayton Business Journal, an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2006-2008 and the Ohio State Bar Foundation Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under in 2009, among others.