On this episode, we speak with Brianna Weaver. She’s a graduate of Florida A & M University. Brianna is a millennial working in the Sports industry. She currently works as an Inside Sales Consultant for the Atlanta Falcons and when her schedule allows she can be found interviewing some of Atlanta’s brightest stars as an Entertainment Correspondent for Stream ATL.
During the episode, we discuss her HBCU experience, her career and she shares great tips for recent graduates.
Brianna is a 2016 graduate of Florida A & M University. She graduated with a degree in Business. She is a native of Orlando, Florida. While at FAMU she was Freshman Class Senator, FAMU Elite Dance Squad, The Kappa Alpha Psi Royal Court, a Headline News Reporter on WANM 90.5, and a Peer Mentor.
Though she was a business major, most of her time was spent in the School of Journalism where she volunteered to gain more experience. Eventually, she landed a position as a headline news reporter for the University’s radio station. Combining her business background with her interest in media and entertainment, Brianna obtained her first internship with CNN in Ad Sales. She also interned with BET Networks and Viacom.
After interning in Los Angeles in an internship program for HBCU students she took advantage of being in L.A. and started covering different red carpets and miscellaneous events, while also working the 2017 BET Award and Kids Choice Awards.
Shortly after, she moved to Atlanta for graduate school and started working with the Atlanta Falcons franchise as an Inside Sales Consultant. She continues to exercise her passion for entertainment by working an Entertainment Correspondent for Stream ATL where she’s interviewed the likes of DJ Drama, Chili from TLC, Fetty Wap, Steevie J., Reginae Carter, Tammy Rivera, and more!