The Unstoppable Yes You Podcast features real-life stories of people of Caribbean heritage to inspire and give hope to the next generation. Each season, we will focus on different topics that celebrate our fierceness, resilience, and achievements.
Young Producer Paves Her Path
Virgin Islander Kayra Clouden is a co-creator of Adultin’, a web series that captures the lives of young people as they navigate adulthood. She is also an associate producer at ViamcomCBS’s MTV & VH1. In this episode with Behind the Scenes host Patreece DeChabert, Kayra shares her journey to becoming a producer, what her day-to-day looks like, and how she continues to build and hone her craft.
What do Boom Operators do?
Shaheed has worked as a boom operator in the sound department on television shows like Love and Hip Hop and Young Dylan. He has even co-produced under his production company, a horror film that is soon to be released - Dog Face. In this episode, Shaheed speaks with Behind the Scenes host, Patreece DeChabert about his role as a boom operator and provides advice for those interested in this gig. Listen and share. Listen and share.
Broadcast Media: A Day in My Life
Originally from Jamaica, Vinnetta Hylton is a Channel Operations Manager at Encompass Digital Media. She is responsible for the news and shows that hit your tv screen from companies like CW, NBC, CBS, and ABC. In this episode, with guest host Patreece Dechabert, Vinnetta takes you through a day in her work life and offers tips to be successful in this job. Listen and share.
How I Got My Start As a Production Office Coordinator
What goes into television and film production? St. Thomas native Glenn Callwood is going to tell you all about it, including how he got his start. Glenn is a Production Coordinator at Tyler Perry Studios. He has worked on television and film productions including Jumanji 3, BET’s House of Payne, TruTV’s Misfits and Monsters, and If Loving You is Wrong on OWN. Do you want to know what it takes to be a great candidate for this role? Listen and share.
My Journey in Film and Media
Sean Michael Field is an actor, award winning filmmaker, and producer. He has worked on commercials for major brands such as Burger King and Ciroc Vodka. The Bajan native also directed the short film - Soucouyantant, a thriller shot on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. In this episode, the owner of Iland Boy Films shares his journey in media with guest host Patreece Dechabert. Listen and share.
Building an Eco-Friendly Haircare Brand
Jolie Pollard, the CEO of Ikooma Hair, was struggling to care for her dry and frizzy hair. Jolie experimented with different products with no luck. While experimenting, the Belizean entrepreneur discovered a solution in an unlikely place - the sea. Learn how she has turned a home-made remedy into a growing eco-friendly haircare brand. Listen and share.
The stories in this series are uplifting and motivational for everyone who has had similar experiences regardless of culture or background. BUT, as a Caribbean person myself, I found the authenticity, candor, and transparency of the guests especially delightful. I am immediately drawn into their lives and want to hear more.
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