Countdown

Thursday, April 15th at 7pmET via Zoom

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What We'll Cover

  • How entertainment reporting has changed

  • The virtual landscape & how to adjust

  • How to create your own entertainment hosting opportunities

  • Where to find existing hosting jobs

Instructor(s)

Guest Instructor

Derrial Christon

Derrial Christon's love & passion for interviewing makes him an in-demand host, journalist and producer. One of his first interviews was with Mariah Carey, who inspired him to pursue hosting as a career. He then co-created the digital network Black Hollywood Live (BHL) and has interviewed celebrities such as Oprah, Usher, Leonardo DiCaprio, Janelle Monae, Tyler Perry, John Cena, Tiffany Haddish and many more. His hosting experience continues to expand by covering some of the most iconic red carpets (i.e.The Grammy's, The Oscars, Emmy's and SAG Awards) and the biggest movie premieres, such as Avengers and Godzilla. He then began hosting for BET, Reelz Channel, Own Network and a co-host and producer for CBS’s successful business & lifestyle show "This is LA". Derrial contributes to TMZ, Us Weekly and High Fashion Living, plus he is recognized as "A CELEBRITY HOST ON THE RISE" in the Los Angeles Times, Voyage LA and Uptown Magazine. And most recently, Derrial received the award for "Best TV Host" at the Fab Tv Awards. You can find Derrial as a co-host on Entertainment Tonight Live Canada.