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Grace Wu

Grace Wu currently serves as Executive Vice President, Casting, Entertainment Content,  NBCUniversal Television, and Streaming, in a role created for her in early 2021. In this post, Wu oversees scripted and unscripted casting and talent across the division’s Entertainment platforms, including broadcast network NBC, six cable networks:  Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY, Universal Kids, and the USA, as well as streamer Peacock.  
In her expansive role, Wu reports directly to Entertainment Content Chairman Susan Rovner.  
Most recently, Wu held the position of Executive Vice President, Casting, for NBC  Entertainment. Elevated to this capacity in 2009, Wu was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day casting on current scripted series and pilot productions for the broadcast network. 

During her tenure at NBC, she supervised the casting of such network series as "Freaks &  Geeks,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Parenthood,” “New Amsterdam,” and “This Is Us.” 
Wu joined NBC Casting in September 1999 as Manager of Casting, rising to Senior Vice  President, Casting, in 2006. 

Wu began her career in entertainment casting as an assistant on the feature film "In & Out,"  starring Kevin Kline. She transitioned into television when she joined Liberman/Hirschfeld  Casting, where she worked on casting for the critically acclaimed "Seinfeld," "MadTV," and "The  Larry Sanders Show." 

A native of Los Angeles, Wu received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of California at Berkeley. 

2022-2023
  • 1st year of service on the Board of Trustees
  • Committee on Trustees / Nominating 
  • Program / Accreditation Committee
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