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Gracie Interview Series – Virtual Gatherings

Please Note: The Virtual Gathering with Chesley Maddox-Dorsey and Tanya Hart (originally scheduled for April 14th) will be rescheduled soon. We apologize for the inconvenience.

We are excited to have Chesley Maddox-Dorsey, CEO of A Wonder Media Group, LLC and Tanya Hart, Host of “Hollywood Live with Tanya Hart” join us for our next Gracies Interview Series – Virtual Gathering, to be rescheduled soon. Registration for this event is free and will be available soon.

Chelsey Maddox-Dorsey is the CEO of A Wonder Media Group, LLC, which owns and operates SupeRadio and American Urban Radio Networks. SupeRadio is a national programming syndication company with 23 radio programs that are broadcast in every major market throughout the U.S. AURN is the only Nielsen Radar-rated African-American-owned network radio company in the US. AURN broadcasts news, entertainment, and informational programming to more than 1800 stations nationwide and reaches over 28 million listeners weekly.

Broadcast Maven and Producer/Host, Tanya Hart’s storied career spans several decades. Hart has garnered industry accolades for her  documentaries and docu-series including  Oscar-nominated Tupac Resurrection, Peabody  Award winning Mississippi Summer: the Unfinished  Journey, and 8 Emmy nominations (winning 4).  Hart’s television career began in Boston, Massachusetts in the 70’s where she was the associate  producer for YES WE CAN.  An 18-hour live television show dedicated the women’s movement featuring icons Bella Abzug  , Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan , and Florence Kennedy. Hart went on to host and produce Boston’s first show dedicated to women’s issues of the day, Womankind. In 1990 Tanya built out BET’s West Coast studio and launched that cable network’s first shows, including “Live from LA with Tanya Hart” where she interviewed many of the major celebrities of the day in over 300 episodes. Currently she is host of “Hollywood Live with Tanya Hart” a syndicated program on American Urban Radio Networks. Along with the popular podcast “Hollywood Live Extra.”.   Tanya also produces the daily AURN broadcast prep sheet “Show Props”.  She earned a master’s degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.  Tanya Hart lives in Los Angeles.


Previous Virtual Gathering Recordings

Past Virtual Gathering Presenters:

  • Paula A. Kerger, President & CEO, PBS
  • Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairwoman of URBAN ONE, Inc.
  • Julie Talbott, President, Premiere Networks
  • Jessica Cordova Kramer, CEO, Lemonada Media
  • Marcia Cruz, VP Content Acquisition Latam, Vrio Corp.
  • Susan Larkin, Chief Operating Officer, Entercom
  • Jill Frederickson, Senior Vice President, Production & Content Strategy, ESPN
  • Dr. Susan R. Bailey, M.D., President of the American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Julie Moos, Executive Director, National Press Club Journalism Institute
  • Jason Bailey, President, Sun Broadcast Group and AWM Honorary Trustee
  • Vicki Lins, President & CEO, CTAM
  • Elaina Smith (Nights with Elaina Host)
  • Nicole Schuman & Seth Arenstein, PR News Editors

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