Gia'na Garel

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Gia'na Garel is a writer, producer, filmmaker, composer and entertainment consultant based in New York City. From 2005 to 2009, she co-hosted an entertainment-oriented Air America Radio program, On The Real, with pioneer rap artist Chuck D.[1][2]

In addition to screenwriting, she is author of the essay "The Sound of Freedom", co-wrote the essay "Record of Failure" with Chuck D, and had a show transcript: DMC; published in the 2006 New York Times bestselling anthology The Air America Playbook...[3] alongside such personalities as Rachel Maddow, Al Frankin, Janeane Garofalo, David Bender, and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

She was mentioned in a roll call of female filmmakers in the books Black American Cinema[4] by Manthia Diawara;[5] and in Deep Sightings & Rescue Missions: Fiction, Essays, & Conversations[6] by Toni Cade Bambara – edited by Toni Morrison.[7]

Traveling internationally from the Middle East to Eastern Europe, she compiled audio documentaries and interviews, such as with Holocaust survivor Eva Kor on forgiveness and world peace,[8] for her indie radio segments—"Everywhere with Gia’na Garel", in addition to others on music.[9][10]

As of 2014, she also began announcing and voicing for Progressive Voices Network.[11][12][13]

References

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  2. Bender, David; Radio, Air America (2006), Air America: the playbook : what a bunch of left-wing media types have to say about a world gone right, Rodale, p. 166, ISBN 978-1-59486-514-5<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. nytimes.com
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  8. Eva Kor EWGG Interview with Holocaust Survivor/Author. YouTube. 26 March 2010. Retrieved June 6, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. "Everywhere Giana Garel with Karen White". 100.3 The Beat. Retrieved June 6, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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