Wed, May 04 – 2016
Barika Taheer Edwards is the Host and Executive Producer of the Artsy Fartsy Show.
COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST – SOCIAL MEDIA, CONTENT STRATEGY, INBOUND MARKETING
In addition to her eight years distinguished work in broadcasting, Barika is an exceptional Communication Strategist. She is a PR professional with specializations in Social Media Management, Content Strategy, Branding, and Inbound Marketing.
*** Barika is currently open to unique opportunities to help exciting, new businesses succeed in the areas of online customer acquisition and growth through Social Media and Content Strategy. ***
BROADCASTING, JOURNALISM AND ARTS WORK
Being the product of an artistic family, she has been exposed to various art disciplines throughout her life. Barika studied with the distinguished Artists of Russia at the American Repertory Theatre and Moscow Art Theatre at Harvard University. She has directed numerous regional plays and under the wing of her theatre company. She was the Festival Director for Artery, a juried 5-discipline arts festival in Times Square; Executive Producer for International Working Women’s Day at WBAI; and organized the George Galloway Goes to WBAI benefit lecture at the Society for Ethical Culture.
In addition to the Artsy Fartsy Show, Ms. Edwards has produced two radio plays by BBC-commissioned radio drama writer, Paul May. As the producer the episodic drama series, The Aliens, Barika was one of the few, at the time, to engage audiences via Twitter. She produced/hosted Blank in New York. She was named in the Empire’s Who’s Who Among Women Professionals in 2006.
Memorable features by Barika on the Artsy Fartsy Show: An intimate interview with famed pianist Byron Janis; Academy Award Winners and Nominees : Geoffrey Fletcher, Sarah Kernochin, Jesse Eisenberg, Keira Knightley; Tony Winners: Ben Vereen, Hinton Battle; Founders of Howaboutwe.com; Talib Kweli on the passing of Gil Scott Heron and that was only in year one.
Wed May 04, 2016 - 12:30PM