Marble Surface




Writer/Media Corespondent 

June 2020-July 2020 


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 


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

  • 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


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 , Class of 2021

Media & Communications Major ,

Pan-African Minor 

2017- Present 

Madison, NJ


Website Creation

Blogging /Writing

Social Media Marketing

Video Editing

Radio Engineering

Public Speaking

Extracurricular Activities 

Creator & Host of Black Talk Radio

(School Radio Station)
My on campus radio show where I conduct interviews with Jersey creatives, discuss media topics and play select music.

Creator of Kristen Ayanah YouTube Channel (2016-Present)
On my YouTube channel I conduct/produce videos of

interviews with creatives, vlogs and other lifestyle videos.

Vice President of Drew University's Radio Club (2018-Present)

On the radio club board I am in charge of event planning and other station management.

Vice President of Marketing Drew University's Black Student Union
In charge of event promotion/social media management/ student engagement.

Campus Reel Ambassador
Creating video content & promotion for campus reel which is an organization highlighting colleges from the perspective of students.

University Location

Marble Surface