Monday, July 30, 2012

Television & Radio Personality Jawn Murray Launches New Entertainment & Lifestyle Site

Television & Radio Personality Jawn Murray Launches New Entertainment & Lifestyle Site
Respected television, radio, and digital media personality Jawn Murray has launched a new entertainment and lifestyle website called
.  The veteran entertainment reporter and lifestyle journalist decided to flex his entrepreneurial muscle and launch his own online portal after receiving some encouraging words from Hollywood mogul Tyler Perry.
“I was in Los Angeles for the premiere of ‘Madea’s Big Happy Family’ just days after resigning from AOL Black Voices last year,” recalls Murray.  “Tyler and I were two of the first people to arrive at his after party for the film and we had a moment to chat privately.  He challenged me then to consider launching my own site because he told me that people respected my journalistic approach because I’m fair and honest, and because he felt we needed an alternative to the abundance of negative blogs online.”
Murray, who has become a go-to guy for entertainment perspective and pop culture analysis for television networks like CNN, HLN, MSNBC, Fox News, TV One, VH1 and others, is no stranger to digital media.  The Washington, DC-based journalist penned AOL Black Voices’ most successful and longest running column “BV Buzz” (
) from September 2004 until he left the company in April 2011.  Prior to his stint at AOL Black Voices, Murray wrote the widely popular “Jawn’s Juice” entertainment column for the Electronic Urban Report ( from February 2002 until March 2005.
“I know from my previous experience working at a number one website that even in the age of the blogosphere you can generate an audience and be successful with real journalism, insightful interviews and accurate reporting,” offers Murray. “I intend to apply that same approach to
.  The site will provide readers quality journalism, exclusive access and content that is intriguing with substance.”
The soft launch of
has already proved to be successful, as the site has surpassed half a million hits since going live on Independence Day.
to check out the site’s entertainment and lifestyle coverage.  For additional information on Jawn Murray, please visit:
About the Jawn Murray: Jawn Murray is a veteran entertainment journalist, lifestyle reporter and pop culture expert.  He’s been named by Ebony magazine as one of the “30 on the Rise” to watch in the industry, and the NAACP recognized him as one of “40 Power Players Under 40.”  On radio, he spent five years offering entertainment coverage on the nationally syndicated “Tom Joyner Morning Show.”  On TV, he's become a regular contributor on networks like CNN, HLN, TV One and MSNBC, and has also appeared on international networks like BBC UK, Canada’s Sun News and Dutch TV.  Murray has also been featured on NBC’s “Today Show,” “Access Hollywood,” “Washington Watch with Roland Martin” and “Our World with Black Enterprise.” As a pop culture expert, he’s been featured in and/or quoted by National Public Radio (NPR), The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, MTV News, CNN International, New York Post,, among others.  In 2011 Murray partnered with EMI Gospel for a digital music competition called "Untapped."  He then executive produced the partnering compilation CD titled, "Jawn Murray presents Untapped" that was released in September of 2011.

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