Conversation with Award Winning Video Producer Amani Channel
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I met Amani Channel through another online video blogger and we immediately connected. I’ve been following his tweets and blog posts now for about 5 years. He is a great source for resources and information about video production. Not to mention he is an awesome person and good friend.
Amani Channel’s incredible story about his twin kids.
Amani Channel is an award-winning video producer, and specialist in traditional, and convergence/new media.
He is a Sr. Producer at KEF Media, and he is also the founder of a media consulting, video production company called Visual Eye Media. The company offers high definition video production services, media training, and social media solutions for companies, organizations, and individuals.
His content, commentaries, and reports have been featured on on NPR, APTN (Associated Press Television News), CNN, Headline News, BET, Black Family Channel, HDNews, Daily Buzz, and across the Web.
Channel founded a vlog/podcast called http://www.MyUrbanReport.com/.
Channel also speaks at conferences, workshops, and universities across the country about traditional and new media. He’s taught video production at Hillsborough Community College, and the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Tampa, FL, and Kennesaw State University.
In 2010 he received a Master of Arts from the University of South Florida.
His thesis is titled: “Gatekeeping and Citizen Journalism: A Qualitative Examination of Participatory Media.”