Author Archives: vjm2015



“Cool Runnings in Kingston”. The best gems in Jamaica’s capitol city.
in Caribbean, Reviews, Travel

“Cool Runnings in Kingston”. The best gems in Jamaica’s capitol city.

When you think about the island of Jamaica a few things immediately come to mind: blue translucent waters, the iconic reggae music of Bob Marley, and well, the islands affinity to ganja. When most people think about traveling to Jamaica their first thought in choosing a location is the North coast because it has so much to offer. From Negril to Montego Bay to Ocho...

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23 Apr 2017
in Entrepreneurship, Voiceover

#VoicedbyVJ: My latest work with ESPN featuring Serena Williams and Simone Manuel.

Smiling from ear to ear as I share this with you. Over the years I’ve had the honor of lending my voice to amazing brands like JetBlue, Palace Resorts, Barbados Tourism Board, IHeartMedia and Cox Media stations. Recently, I expanded my portfolio to include ESPN to which I proudly voiced their Black History Vignettes including highlights of sports trailblazers Serena Williams, Simone Manuel, Lebron James...

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17 Feb 2017
JetBlue just made sun, fun and rum in Barbados easier to enjoy!
in Brands, Caribbean, Hotel, Reviews, Rum, Travel

JetBlue just made sun, fun and rum in Barbados easier to enjoy!

I’ve heard a lot of people say that when you visit one Caribbean island you’ve seen them all. Well I’ll be the first to tell you that that theory is way off and couldn’t be further from the truth! After exploring the Caribbean for years, I still find each location to be fascinating, unspoiled and largely undiscovered (Like my recent visit to Kingston, Jamaica). As a girl...

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13 May 2016
Going Rogue in Nashville…
in Uncategorized

Going Rogue in Nashville…

Earlier this spring I took a trip that changed my life. Yeah I know, I say that about press trips often, but this one will always hold a special place amongst my travels. Nashville of all places took me by surprise and here’s why! I had been invited by Nissan to experience the city while celebrating the launch of their new Nissan Rogue Sport. The...

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19 May 2017
Hispanicize 2017 in Miami..
in Caribbean, Interview, Music and Lifestyle

Hispanicize 2017 in Miami..

Being in the music industry for over 15 years now, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and working with some amazing artists and musicians. My experiences in radio and production have truly molded my path and opened me up to incredible into the real process behind the music and performances that we love and admire.  From Alicia Keys to Usher, Pitbull, Ricky Martin, Sheila E,...

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18 Jan 2017
I’ll be speaking at the Flourish Media Conference in Miami. Join me!
in Conference, Entrepreneurship, Miami

I’ll be speaking at the Flourish Media Conference in Miami. Join me!

Heads up entrepreneurs! I’ll be speaking this February at the first ever Flourish Media conference in Miami. The conference is geared towards budding entrepreneurs who are looking to take both their business and brands to new heights in 2017 and beyond and I couldn’t be happier to be involved. Getting a chance to connect with fellow lady entrepreneurs and aspiring content creators is a VJMedia...

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14 Dec 2016
Ford Trends 2016: Innovation, Andra Day and B&O Play lead the way.
in Auto, Brands, Conference

Ford Trends 2016: Innovation, Andra Day and B&O Play lead the way.

September 2016 will mark the third anniversary of me attending the popular Ford Trends summit. From Detroit to San Francisco, each time I’m invited to be apart a collective of influencers who have a front row seat as Ford debuts their latest trends for the upcoming season. Each time, I walk away awe-inspired by the attention to detail that Ford puts in the overall experience....

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01 Oct 2016
Lincoln Motor Company turns up the heat with two new vehicles in Miami!
in Auto, Brands, Miami

Lincoln Motor Company turns up the heat with two new vehicles in Miami!

Have you noticed lately that every time you turn on the television Matthew Mcconaughey seems to be popping up in one of those fabulous Lincoln commercials? Well it’s no secret that the luxury car brand has been on a mission to revitalize their image with a brand-new campaign and an entire new fleet of luxurious high-end vehicles to match! With the recent rollout, the Lincoln Motor...

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14 Jul 2016
in Auto, Brands, Music and Lifestyle

A Journey into Sound with Chevy and Revolt TV.

When you think about your favorite song of the moment, do you ever think about how it’s actually made? Ever wonder how the fusion of instruments is layered with the perfect composition paired with epic vocals that bring songs to life? I was also curious about what the process was behind some my favorites like Bob Marley’s “No Woman No Cry” or Lauryn Hill’s “Ex-Factor”...

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25 Jun 2016
#CocktailsandConcerts 2017 summer kickoff with MJB.
in Contests, Miami, Music and Lifestyle

#CocktailsandConcerts 2017 summer kickoff with MJB.

Music Lovers.. Here. We. Go! The summer of 2017 kicks off with one hot concert after another and that means another round of my signature musical get together… #CocktailsandConcerts. Soooo…. Will the real MJB fans PLEASE STAND UP…  because the Queen of Hip Hop Soul is headed to the Fillmore for an intimate performance on Tuesday August 22nd. She’s gotten us through breakups, makeups and...

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18 May 2016
in Miami, Music and Lifestyle, VJMedia

Video: Here’s the #PlaybyPlay on the Hispanicize music experience.

It’s been four years since I signed on as the Music Director and Curator for Hispanicize after hosting the event the year before. In 2012, I presented the power brands Co-Founder and Music Supervisor Katherine Johnson Gunn an opportunity to not only engage social influencers and markets, but to introduce a platform to which every Latino could relate to; music! Together we’ve gone on to...

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09 Apr 2016
in Auto, Reviews, Videos

Video: The #PlaybyPlay on the new 2016 Cadillac Escalade.

The new year means a new video platform for VJMedia. I’m taking my talents from the pen to a place that I’m truly comfortable (the camera), as I’ve created a new VideoSeries called: #ThePlaybyPlaywithVJ. This new video cast will be my take reviews of: cars, tech, events, and travel from a blog post to a video post where I bring you into the experience with...

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06 Apr 2016
This pic was taken on the fly. Probably one of the most important from my trip.
in Caribbean, Photography, Travel

My recent visit to Cuba; what to know before you go.

90 miles off the coast of Miami sits an island that has contributed to an entire culture within the Latino experience. Cuba, the concrete jungle in the middle of the Caribbean, is a country that is simply hungry and ready for change. A place famous for it’s bonita bandera (flag), diverse culture and political instability, Cuba has many treasures that go far beyond the naked eye. Most...

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02 Mar 2016