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- Named by Ebony magazine as one of the “30 on the Rise” to watch in the industry!
- The NAACP recognized him as one of “40 Power Players Under 40!”
- Grey Goose selected him as one of their 2010 “Archetype 25” honorees – 25 people who have carved a chunk in the world for themselves!
- Don Julio Tequila recently named him as one of DC’s 12 most influential trendsetters!
Jawn Murray is the Editor in Chief of the Entertainment and Lifestyle website AlwaysAList.com. As an entertainment and pop culture analyst, Jawn has become a staple on television offering commentary on networks like CNN, HLN, MSNBC, Fox News, TV Guide Channel, TV One, VH1, E! Entertainment, TruTV and BET. In addition to appearing on shows like NBC’s “Today Show,” “Wendy Williams Show,” “Access Hollywood,” “Washington Watch with Roland Martin” and “Our World with Black Enterprise,” Jawn has also appeared on international networks like BBC UK, Canada’s Sun News and Dutch TV. Jawn is also a featured commentator on the TV One bio series “Life After.”
On radio, the Washington, DC-based talent spent five years offering entertainment news and pop culture perspective on the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show. He previously worked as an on-air entertainment news reporter for the nationally syndicated Doug Banks Morning Show, The Bo Griffin Morning Show and GreenStone Media’s Rolonda Watts Show syndicated afternoon radio show.
For seven years, Jawn wrote the popular entertainment column “BV Buzz” for AOL Black Voices. His contribution to AOL Black Voices helped the site become the number one portal for African-American readers, a position it maintained for nearly five years. He has penned numerous cover stories for magazines like Savoy, Smooth, Jewel and Black Elegance; in addition to having his written work featured in New York Daily News, In Touch Weekly, OK!, Uptown, Upscale, Savoy, Gospel Today and EURweb.com. Jawn has also been featured in and/or quoted by National Public Radio (NPR), The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, MTV News, CNN International, New York Post, MediaBistro.com, among others.
In addition to his multimedia journalism endeavors, Jawn is also a celebrity media coach and conducts artist-development boot camps for recording artists and high-profile personalities. As a tastemaker and brand strategist, Jawn has become a go-to guy for Fortune 500 companies and marketing companies that seek his expertise for pop culture appeal. He also works as a casting consultant and talent procurement advisor to entertainment companies and corporations as well.