Jay Blessed is the acclaimed, Queen of Caribbean Entertainment News and Gossip!
Her broadcasting career includes being the Hostess of Timeplus Beats TV- a NY Caribbean weekly TV show; a correspondent for CARIBVision Network and being a part of their first ever broadcast of WIADCA’s Labor Day celebrations LIVE to 19 countries in 2007! Her face has been featured on many Urban New York, Caribbean and Public Access TV shows and has also appeared on MTV Tempo’s “Live and Direct” 1-year anniversary show.
Jay Blessed has made a name for herself as a radio personality on numerous New York/Caribbean radio stations. From 2006, Jay Blessed has had many radio shows including “Callaloo” a three-times a week Caribbean community affairs show, plus a late night radio show titled, “True Confessions,” during her reign as the First Lady of New York’s Fire Station. Her expertise and passion for radio afforded her other opportunities, including host of a weekly Sunday gospel program titled “Soul Sundays,” on the now defunct 88.9fm in and her recent seasonal “Femme Fatale Fridays” radio show with Sugarcane Restaurant owner – Charmaine Gumbs, on The Flava Station in New York City
Her weekly uncensored webshow, Straight Talk – No Chaser airs each and every Wednesday (seasonal) with Courtney K. Williams at 9pmET on Ustream Ustream.tv. Jay has also contributed her weekly syndicated 60 second entertainment report to many radio shows in the U.S. states.
Her résumé also includes work for one of New York’s biggest Caribbean concert promotion companies and a NY based Caribbean lifestyle magazine. Having worked closely with many Caribbean and international artistes and celebrities on interviews, special events and concerts, she has developed and maintained strong bonds with celebs and fellow industry folks.
Utilizing the internet as a resource and her media and celebrity connections, she’s holding nothing back in her venture as her company, Jay Blessed Media and website, www.Jayblessed.com, deliver intriguing, engaging and entertaining daily Caribbean content. She has done her homework and is determined to give the people what they want!
A philanthropist, writer, producer, voice-over talent, hostess, and TV personality, watch as Jay Blessed now becomes your best friend and keeps you informed. Get ready for the real scoop on your Caribbean celebs and people of interest. JayBlessed.com gives you the breaking news and biggest stories dominating the Caribbean entertainment landscape and everything in between!
In its first year, JayBlessed.com grew quickly and gained massive popularity. With her marketing expertise and consistent writing, her website has since attained millions of hits and substantial international visibility. JayBlessed.com has broken major entertainment news, had amazing celebrity interviews and created massive buzz in main stream media. Her exclusive stories have been mentioned on TheYBF.com, Bossip.com, MediaTakeOut.com, blackcelebkids.com, Wikipedia.com, Synergy TV, Slam 100.5fm and Metro Magazine. She has also been featured in the Jamaica Star Newspaper, Trinidad Guardian, HighBrid Magazine and WRKS 98.7 KissFm’s “Week In Review.”
Jay and her Team Jay Blessed participated and completed their first AIDS Walk NY in May 20th, 2012. Team Jay Blessed also executed their first Make Music New York sidewalk concert in conjunction with Keep This Ent. and Super Wings on June 21st, 2012. On July 17th, Team Jay Blessed in association with Leading Ladies presented “Hear Their Cries” – an open mic dedicated to victims of domestic violence.
Jay Blessed Media was the official media sponsor for the inaugural Caribbean Beach Festival at Jones Beach Nikon Theater on July 8th 2012, starring Machel Montano, HD Family, Cham, I-Octane, Kerwin DuBois, Patrice Roberts, Farmer Nappy to name a few.
Over the summer of 2012, the vivacious personality also threw her hat into the search for a new host of BET’s 106 & Park.
Another highlight for the relatively new blogger was in October 2012 when JayBlessed.com was nominated as one of six finalists (out out hundreds of entries), in the “Best New Blog” category of the Black Weblog Awards.
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In less than one year, JayBlesed.com has amounted over 1 million hits to its website and have broken major entertainment news, had some amazing celebrity interviews and created massive buzz in main stream media.
Jay Blessed exclusive stories have been mentioned on:
A few Articles on / Appearances by Jay Blessed :
-Jamaica Star Newspaper
-WRKS 98.7 KissFm’s “Week In Review”
- OCEANSTYLE Magazine
- WomanWise Magazine
- The Wendy Williams Show
-Blogging While Brown
PRESS CLIPPINGS : Jay Blessed – Jamaica Star Newspaper -October 2011
PRESS CLIPPINGS : Jay Blessed – Trinidad Guardian February -7- 2012 Pg1
PRESS CLIPPINGS: Jay Blessed – Trinidad Guardian February -7- 2012 Pg2
DIGITAL: Jay Blessed – Trinidad Guardian (Online) February 2012
DIGITAL: Jay Blessed – Trinidad Guardian March 2012
PRESS CLIPPINGS: Jay Blessed – Metro Magazine -March 2012
DIGITAL: Jay Blessed – Metro Magazine – March 2012
PRESS CLIPPINGS : Jay Blessed – Jamaica Star – April 2012
DIGITAL: Jay Blessed – HighBrig Magazine cover – April 2012
DIGITAL: Jay Blessed – “Coffee Shop” on OCEANSTYLE Magazine May 2012
DIGITAL- JAY BLESSED – WomanWise Magazine Cover – MAY 2012
PRESS CLIPPINGS- JAY BLESSED – WomanWise Magazine Cover story – MAY 2012
May 29th – Jay Blessed and mom appears on The Wendy Williams Show.
DIGITAL- Jay Blessed – Trinidad Guardian July 2012 #106thesearch
Through a rigorous nomination and voting process, in October 2012, JayBlessed.com made it as a finalist in the “Best New Blog” category of the Black Weblog Awards.
PRESS CLIPPINGS- Interview by JAY BLESSED featured – St Vincent News – January 2013
Original interview can be read by clicking: INTERVIEW: Kirk Cambridge-Delpesche dishes on his Fela! gig, styling stars, being gay + some EXTRA tea!
On March 9th 2013, Jay Blessed will appear as a panelist at the first ever MDAD Women Empowerment Event held at Space on White in New York. She will join Chimere Ward – Chef & Owner of Clean Plate Co. and Robin Graham – Publisher & Editor of www.spotlightonrecovery.com, in an intimate gathering moderated by the founder of MelimeL Digital Art Design.
Here’s Jay’s promo video for the event:
Jay Blessed will be attending the 6th Annual Blogging While Brown Conference from June 21st-22nd 2013 in New York City. She was a feature on the official website’s “Attendee Spotlight” in anticipation of the upcoming worldwide bloggers event.