Visual Eye Media’s Principal, Amani Channel, MA, is an award-winning video producer, and writer. He’s a media expert, social media practitioner, and a broadcast veteran with twenty years of experience working in TV and radio.
Channel has worked at TV and/or radio stations in San Mateo California (KCSM-TV/FM), Gainesville Florida (WUFT-TV/FM), Washington D.C. (WJLA-TV ABC 7), Tampa Florida (WTVT-TV FOX 13), the cable network Black Family Channel, and HDNews. He’s served as a freelance stringer for the Associated Press and he’s been a featured guest contributor on NPR.
Content produced by Channel has aired on CNN, Headline News, Associate Press Television Network, Fox News Channel, BET, HDNews, and local news stations.
In addition, Channel has produced on a range of professional video projects that include: A TV pilot, a one hour hip-hop special, live webcasts, broadcast PR campaigns, commercials, marketing and educational videos, and web content.
Channel loves to share his knowledge about the TV business, visual storytelling, and new media. He currently teaches a digital media course at Kennesaw State University, and the University of West Georgia . He also taught video production at Southern Polytechnic University, Hillsborough Community College (Tampa, FL), and the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Tampa, Florida.
He also speaks at conferences, schools, and universities. Some of his speaking engagements include: YouTube’s Videocracy event – NY, NY; BlogWorld (New Media Expo), and the Big Picture Conference.
Channel received a Master’s in Arts from the University of South Florida in 2010 and resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife Daphne, and son Devin.
Please feel free to contact him on LinkedIn, or email info [at] visualeyemedia dot com.