Meet Mimi Brown, the Los Angeles-based entertainment journalist and show producer who knows how to cut right to the heart of celebrity culture. From red carpet reporting for Us Weekly Magazine at the Oscars and the Grammy's, to covering movie premieres, charity events and award shows like the Golden Globes, MTV Video Music Awards and BET Awards for People Magazine, Mimi’s instinct for storytelling and connection has set her in a lane of her own.
Originally from Anchorage, Alaska, Mimi’s career has included positions at major news houses like NBC, ABC and FOX. Currently a Digital Reporter for Fox 11 News, Mimi hosts FoxLA’s ‘Culture Conversations’ - a weekly show which examines how Black culture has shaped America and continues to influence it across generations. In this role, Mimi interviews change- makers, celebrities and influencers on newsworthy topics. She also produces Fox 11’s morning news show ‘Good Day LA’, where she produces lifestyle segments highlighting the latest in celebrity entertainment, fashion and fitness.
You thought that was it for Mimi? Not even close. Mimi’s latest independent production is the ‘Becoming Dope Podcast’, an exciting new platform that sees the journalist host open conversations with leading experts, athletes, celebrities and public figures to discuss their life and career struggles and successes - in other words, Mimi gets to the core of their story and finds out exactly how they ‘Become Dope’.
This makin’, movin’, shakin’ Entertainment Producer and Host has made it clear that she loves what she does - Mimi said in a recent interview: "As a girl from Alaska, I never even knew jobs like this existed. Each day I get to tell a different story or highlight the newest fashion or fitness craze or talk to my favorite celebrity about their new project. Every day is fun, exciting and a new experience, and I love that.”
Mimi holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Howard University and a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from American University. She’s also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. Exciting things are in the mix for Mimi Brown.
What does it take to really Become Dope? From Fear, doubt, to rock bottom moments …to the money moves that got them there. Celebrities, Influencers and Business Moguls share the real story behind their success.
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Essence Entertainment Editor Cori Murray about Virtual EssenceFest 2020
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Master P on Black Ownership, Breonna Taylor and BET docuseries
Tamika Mallory talks Breonna Taylor, Police Brutality and Until Freedom
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Our Black Party discusses the Power of the Black Vote
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Jeff Friday on American Black Film Festival and creating your own opportunities in Hollywood
Lee Merritt talks police reform, the latest on Ahmaud Arberry, Breonna Taylor and Jacob Blake.
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams discusses the latest on the Coronavirus Pandemic
Roland Martin talks voter suppression tactics
Revolt TV COO Detavio Samuels discusses the relaunch of the Vote or Die Campaign
Tiffany discusses the effort to get out the youth vote.
Blavity CEO and AfroTech Founder Morgan DeBaun discusses Afrotech going digital
The former 106 and Park Host discuss their new voting show on Buzzfeed
Dr. Yusef Salaam, member of exonerated five, discusses race in America
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Revolt TV - Vote or Die
NAACP - Tiffany Loftin
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Color of Change
Dr. Janice Gassam Asare
Our Black Party
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