It has been five years since I shut off the mic, packed my bags and moved from the East Coast to the West Coast with the ambition of furthering my experience in radio and entertainment. Oh, how much life can change in the matter of a short five years! Since then I’ve stuck to the grind, learning the ins-and-outs of the industry through numerous roles such as producing alongside the king of Seattle himself; Sir Mix-A-Lot or capturing the moment on social for the Seattle Seahawks amongst others. While soaking everything this industry has taught me like a sponge, I decided to return back to school where I continue to pursue a MA in Digital Media at Gonzaga University, finished this Winter. I’m going to be a smart celebrity! In addition to all the professional growth, I’ve done just as much, if not more, personal growth than I could ever imagine! I ended generational traumas, I’ve learned to love and above and through all, I’ve become my own greatest support. Oh, how has life taught me and how much it has changed … it’s been quite the journey but here I am: BennettKnows.
Two years ago I announced this really cool podcast and ended a “hiatus,” just to start another one. I lied. I wasn’t ready! That’s the thing about life, you think you know how, when and where, just for life to show you that you don’t. And that’s okay! I still had some overall growth and evolution ahead of me before advancing in my journey. That lead me to where I am now and the sole reason I moved to Seattle: so I could turn on the mic in a bigger market, preferably at iHeartMedia. So it worked out! Taking that leap of faith five years ago has definitely been a success! One of the most important things I’ve learned through it all is the power of my voice and that isn’t always the easiest. In fact, I’m still working on it and get better everyday. Through it all, there’s been many obstacles, numerous fails and so many lessons that have solidified my being and how I’ve gotten here -it’s the one thing that hasn’t changed since the beginning: my voice. It has always been the driving force of my dreams to share this voice on a greater level, my most valuable weapon when facing these obstacles and overall reason for me to share and represent the greater good!
With that being said, the marathon continues! I’m excited to announce that my new podcast #BennettKnowsRadio will be hitting streaming services Monday, September 27th 2021! My voice, my perspectives and all in my timing with the help of some of our great friends and original hosts Jalin Woods (J2O) and Robert Cherry (Speak Juice). Thank you for the love and support thus far and make sure you follow @BennettKnows and @BennettKnowsRadio to keep up with this exciting release!