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Experience

Nick Cannon Show

Digital Production Assistant

August 2021  - Present

New York, New York

Black Talk Radio 

Founder & Host

November 2017 - Present

New Jersey 

The Rap Fest

Host & Social Media Assistant

November 2020 - June 2021

Remote

TheJasmineBRAND

Writer/Media Corespondent 

June 2020-July 2020 

Remote 

Power 106 FM

Radio Midday Show Intern

January 2020-March 2020

Los Angeles, California 

AfterBuzz TV

Production Intern

January 2020-April 2020

Los Angeles, California 

NAACP Image Awards 

Award Show Staff Volunteer 

February 2020 

Los Angeles, California 

PBS NJTV News 

Production Intern 

September 2019 - December 2019

Newark, NJ 

Rooster Global News Network 

Travel Journalism Intern 

July 2020-August 2020

Madrid, Spain 

Women in Radio LLC 

Blogger Intern 

May 2019-July 2019

  • Creates content and increases social media engagement for the daytime talk show

  • Edits & packages show content for social media

  • Maintains & updates show website

  • Manages & maintains a monthly social calendar

  • Highlighting Black News, Culture & Entertainment

  • Host & produce radio shows on a weekly basis

  • Create content and increase social media engagement
    Interviews various talent

  • Pitched, created & hosted Instagram Live Interview Series entitled "The Rap Room" interviewing music artists

  • Created social media content

  • Wrote stories for a popular entertainment media outlet , as well as reporting , video editing & creating entertainment news packages for their YouTube and Instagram.

  • LA's #1 for Hip-Hop Radio Station 

  • Assisted Bryhana (Host) with producing of a daily midday radio show, including setup and audio engineering during voiceover segments. In addition I also served as on-air host for certain "Tea with Bry" segments.

  • AfterBuzz TV is a digital media platform that creates after shows/reviews for all your favorite TV shows.

  • Assisted with teleprompter for live shows, studio set up, video editing and quality control for previous posted content.

  • Assisted with event setup for the NAACP Image Awards Post-show Gala.

  • Checked in & greeted celebrity guest.

  • Assisted with pre-planning for the event.

  • Pitched stories for daily news show with Mary Alice Williams.

  • Assisted with studio set up for daily live show & interviews.

  • Assisted reporters with in field shoots & stories.

  • Created segments and post for NJ TV NEWS social media.

  • Wrote stories related to travel, culture and experiences in Madrid, Spain for publication.

  • Took photographs for publication.

  • Interviewed local citizens for final publication story.

  • Interviewed and wrote stories on different women within in the radio industry for publication

Remote 

Water Music Publishing 

Media Intern 

May 2018-August 2018

Bloomfield, NJ 

  • Increased social media engagement for artists & blog

  • Creative content for artists videos / social media Writer for publication

Education & Skills 

Drew University

Bachelor of Arts in Communications & Media

Graduated May 2021

Skills 

On-Air Hosting
Radio Producing

Digital Producing

Website Creation

Social Media Marketing

Writing

Video Editing

Public Speaking

Businesses | Accolades 

  • Kristen Ayanah's Music Media Consulting

(2020-Present)

A consulting agency I founded which focuses on providing music artists with resources to assist with gaining media coverage.

  • For(bes) The Culture Member

(2020-Present)

An organization I was accepted into created by Forbes & CultureMakesInc focusing on creating opportunities & providing resources for Black & Brown professionals.

 

  • Kristen Ayanah YouTube Channel

(2016-Present)
On my YouTube channel, I host & produce videos with other creatives, vlogs, and other lifestyle videos.

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