Vaughn made her debut as a small screen lead in Season 2 of The Steve Harvey Show in the role of Alizay Jenkins, which earned her three NAACP Image Awards.
Vaughn followed that up with appearances on ER, Soulfood, and Girlfriends before boarding All Of Us, executive produced by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith in 2003 where she starred as Jonelle Abrahams for three seasons.
In 2020, she landed the role of investigative reporter and podcaster Rose Cranberry, host of the true-crime series Looking for Latoya on HBO’s Insecure.
She currently stars as a series regular of Ava Duverney’s Cherish the Day for OWN. Vaughn also recently directed her first episodic drama, Tales for BET.
Other credits include Meet the Browns, Greenleaf, Rel, and First Wives Club.
On the producing side, Vaughn and her business partner Cas Sigers-Beedles have produced multiple projects under their independent shingle, Nina Holiday Entertainment.