On this episode, we speak with Jameer Pond. He’s a graduate of Lincoln University. Jameer is a successful Media Personality and Content Creator. His lively personality can be seen and heard on shows like The Grapevine, We Shall Over Chug, Black Boy Joy and AOL’s “Build Brunch.” During this episode, we discuss his HBCU experience, his former life as a comedian and he drops some major career gems for those interested in the digital media industry.
From a young age, Jameer knew the importance of message of; who hears it, how they hear it, when they hear it and how they feel when it’s heard. Maybe it was influenced by the mean Streets of Brooklyn, which helped to hone the Tongues of rap messengers Jay-Z, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, and gave birth to the sight messengers Spike Lee and Basquiat. And put humor-flavored Truth in the mouth of Chris Rock. Or maybe from his grandmother, whose catchphrase was a staccato delivered “do you hear me?”
Nonetheless, pond’s ability to capture the message and convey it began with his performing standup comedy at the age of 14 and has since found his niche in television, radio, and content
To date, his life work experience includes communications projects for Def Jam, Revolt, Black
Entertainment Television (BET) and is currently working at Emmis Communications, which houses
the legendary New York radio stations, WBLS and Hot 97 as a digital producer and online host.
He has also hosted and covered events for both stations throughout the tri-state and continues.
To interview celebrities from Jamie Foxx, Miguel, SZA and Nas just to name a few. Currently, Jameer pond is the co-creator host of the web show “Black Boy Joy”; an enthusiastic panelist on the popular YouTube series, “The Grapevine”; and TV host & segment producer on“Tha L Spot Show”, a day-time talk show aired on cable television network Brooklyn Free Speech. With his wide variety of interviews, admiration, and experience, Jameer continues to remains humbled by his success.
“I love making people happy! That is the greatest joy and satisfaction that I get. I thank god for
that ability every day!” – Jameer Pond
Bio courtesy of Jameer Pond