Brian McCoy is a digital media, promotions & public relations specialist. He has served as a host and producer for the Rejoice! Television Network; and as a blogger for Urbanham.com. He has written for the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Kaleidoscope Newspaper and as a contributing writer/columnist for the Birmingham Times. He has also had articles published in The Birmingham News. He has been a moderator for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, organized community empowerment workshops, co-founded an annual gospel concert to benefit local NAACP college chapters, and hosted youth events for the SCLC.
In 2005, at the age of 22, he was named a Who’s Who in Birmingham honoree, then listed again in 2008 and 2009, being noted for his community activism in the city. He is also a Who’s Who in Alabama honoree. In 2006, he was named a postgraduate honoree in the Who’s Who in American Colleges & Universities book.
He currently resides in Washington D.C., where he serves as Digital Editor of MyHoustonGOSPEL.com, MyBirminghamGOSPEL.com and works in digital media for national non-profit organizations.
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Notable Appearances: Tom Joyner Morning Show, FOX 6 WBRC, ABC 33/40, 610 WAGGs Perspective, 98.7 Kiss FMs Talkback Live, 95.7 JAMZ Buckwilde Morning Show, The Birmingham Times and National Public Radio’s Tavis Smiley Show, NAACP forum moderator, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute panelist.
Education: Bachelors-University of Alabama at Birmingham (Communication Studies/Broadcasting/Political Science), Masters-Texas Southern University (Communications/Radio/TV/Film)
Community: First Book (Fmr. local Chair/Co-Chair), United Way of Baytown Area (Fmr. Communication Fellow), New Hope Baptist Church (Media Ministry), Wheeler Ave. Baptist Church (Young Adult Music Ministry, Past President), NAACP (Past Chapter President), Southern Christian Leadership Conference (Past Events Organizer), Church of God in Christ (Houston-Promotions)