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Are you in the process of developing your new podcast? Join the Brooklyn Free Speech team at The Media Center at BRIC Arts | Media House to learn industry tips to build and engage your audience from WBLS’s own Raqiyah Mays.
Raqiyah Mays is a radio personality, author, journalist, and activist with over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. Mays work in journalism extends back to when Quincy Jones owned Vibe Magazine. Mays’ bylines graced cover stories for publications like XXL, The Source, and Billboard. A writer by nature, her debut fiction novel, The Man Curse was released on November 16, 2015. From marching in Ferguson, MO to Baltimore and attending protests in NYC, Raqiyah’s activism spans from events to social media with regular updates on nation-wide cases of injustice on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
We'll be streaming this Media Talks event via FACEBOOK LIVE on the Brooklyn Free Speech Facebook Page (@BFreeBK). We'll start the live stream at 5:55PM w/ the event starting shortly thereafter. Please arrive to The Media Center (Television Studio A) at BRIC Arts | Media House (647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York 11217) by 5:30pm, latest.
Light refreshments will be served.
ABOUT THE MEDIA TALKS SERIES
Media Talks features professional television producers, directors, documentary filmmakers, video editors, and new media producers sharing their perspectives and stories with the Brooklyn community. These lively and inspiring discussions are held throughout the borough and air on our Brooklyn Free Speech channels. Media Talks are always free and open to the public.
TELL ME MORE ABOUT BROOKLYN FREE SPEECH
Brooklyn Free Speech is a New York Emmy-nominated community television network that amplifies and honors alternative voices in media. We serve as a creative space for novice and seasoned television artists and filmmakers to learn, create, and share their talents with the world. Learn how you can share your voice with Brooklyn, and beyond at BRICartsmedia.org/BFreeBK.
HAVE A QUESTION?
We love questions. Feel free to reach out via phone or email @ at 718.683.5645 / BScene@BRICartsmedia.org.
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Brooklyn Free Speech
We are Brooklyn Free Speech, a New York Emmy-nominated community television network that amplifies and honors alternative voices in media. We empower Brooklynites with media dreams to share their brilliance, talent, and creativity with the world.
Our premier, state-of-the-art media center is for filmmakers, television artists, and organizations to learn and create innovative media. Every week on our four Public Access television channels, we showcase over 650 hours of TV shows, films, and shorts created by Brooklyn-based community producers that reflect their perspectives on the world.
Through our media education program we teach close to 2,500 students annually giving them access to free and low-cost media education courses so that they can further their television and film dreams.