Journalist/Writer

Shannon  Boodram

09 Sep: She Rocks! Shannon Boodram – Published Author, Photographer and TV Host

Shannon Boodram is a TV personality who specializes in sex and love and is the go-to voice for millennials. She is the recipient of Rogers TV’s national Impression Award for best On-Air Personality.  She is a writer, best known for her bestseller, LAID: Young People’s Experiences with Sex in an Easy-Access Culture. Sharon has worked on several shows for BET (Underground Outlet, On Trend, The Post Show, Just Keke, Town Hall Justice for Us) and was…

Lakshmee Singh

04 Sep: She Rocks! Lakshmee Singh: Actress, Television Show Producer and Talk Show Host

Lakshmee Singh is a well known talk show host and producer of the popular “Let’s Talk with Lakshmee” show.  The  multitalented TV personality is also a dancer, actress, community worker, choreographer and has been in the public eye since the age of five.  Lakshmee has performed for large audiences at prestigious venues such as Westbury Music Fair and The Continental Arena. She has taught and coached many groups of young girls for stage performances. Lakshmee’s first acting experience was…

Dimple Singh Willabus

17 Aug: Rhythm Nation C.E.O., Dimple Singh Willabus, returns to Guyana with daughter to promote the 8-year-old author’s book

Former local TV personality, Dimple Singh Willabus, is in Guyana promoting her 8-year-old daughter Anaya’s book. The young writer launched her book, ‘The day Mohan found his Confidence’ at the National Library a few days ago, and it was there that the Chronicle spoke with Dimple. Her 8 year old daughter, Anaya Lee Willabus made history rthis year when she was named the youngest published female author of a chapter book in US History. Anaya’s…

Anaya Lee Willabus

30 Jun: 8-Year-Old Anaya Lee Willabus is the Youngest Published Female Author of a Chapter Book in the U.S

At the young age of 8, Anaya Lee Willabus will go down in US history as the  youngest published female author of a chapter book.  She was born in Brooklyn, NY to Guyanese parents, Dimple and Winston Willabus of Georgetown.  Anaya’s book, The Day Mohan Found His Confidence, tells the story of a young boy named Mohan and the many challenges he faces at home and at school. On June 9th, 2015, Anaya was recognized by Guyanese-born New York State…

Look a You, You're beautiful

23 Jan: “Look at You! You Are Beautiful” says Children’s Book Author, Karen O. Roberts

Embrace people’s differences with Karen O. Roberts’s empowering debut children’s book, Look at You! You Are Beautiful.  Brimming with vibrant pictures of kids from all walks of life, this charming collection stands in stark contrast to defeat the looks-obsessed culture in which children grow up today. Karen was born in 1971 in a small town in the only English speaking country in South America, Guyana. As a child, she often felt awkward, too tall, too…

28 Oct: She Rocks! Rianna Soraya Scipio, British Television Host, Journalist, Producer and Director

Rianna Soraya Scipio is a British television host, journalist, producer and director who is perhaps best known for her work on UK national television, as a prime time television host (presenter) of such flagship series as the BBC‘s Watchdog, Holiday, UK’s Worst…?, Newsroom Southeast, Wide World (Channel 5), and on BBC Radio 2 and Choice FM (Global Radio). Scipio’s outstanding awards and achievements include, breaking record figures as a host within the BBC’s ‘entertainment features’…

05 Sep: Do you remember your first day of school? Jennifer Bisram’s new book will take you back there!

Emmy Nominated Journalist and Author, Jennifer Bisram, will take you way back to your early school days with her newly published children’s book. You may have seen Jennifer on TV, reporting, or in your neighborhood armed with a microphone and heels with a cameraman by her side … now, meet her as an author in, First Day of School: Do You Want to be My Friend? Jennifer’s love for children took her into the classroom…

16 Jul: Journalist/PR Guru, Sherry Ann-Dixon, Shines Bright Like a Diamond!

We already know that GG Sherry Ann Dixon rocks,  but 2014 is certainly her year to shine. The CEO of Women on The Crossroads and UK-based PR Guru,  Radio Broadcaster, Journalist, Lecturer and inspirational Public Speaker has added another name to her list of accomplished titles.  She is now the Patron of Screen Nation  Creme de la Femme.  Crème de la Femme is a sensational new 4 star networking and fine dining experience for specially chosen…

15 Jul: She Rocks Her Guyanese Heritage! Jennifer Bisram – Emmy Nominated Journalist

Jennifer Bisram is a TV Reporter for WSVN, CH7 in Miami, Fl.  Before her move to Miami, she worked at WOFL, the FOX affiliate in Orlando, Fl. At FOX Orlando, the relatable reporter was one of the station’s main journalists who covered the controversial Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case. Her extensive and exclusive reporting, earned her a segment there, called, “The 10 P.M. Interview.” During her stint at WOFL, Jennifer also covered sports, politics, featured events,…

09 Jul: She Rocks! Mona Williams – Emmy Award Winning StoryTeller, Educator and Published Author

Mona Williams is a storyteller, children’s writer and educator whose action-packed stories and dramatic presentations enthrall audiences of all ages.  She covers a vast spectrum of stories including myths, legends and heroic tales; folk, fairy and wisdom stories, fables, riddles and autobiographical adventures. Born in the town of Mackenzie, Guyana on 27 July 1943,  Williams secured a place at the exclusive girls’ school Bishops. The school lends it name to her autobiography, Bishops: My Turbulent…