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BET Names Director of Brand Social

BET Names Director of Brand Social

BET has named Kozza Babumba as their new Director of Brand Social. Most recently was a Manager for Digital Content & Social Media at Music Choice, where he executed digital marketing and social media plans for the brand. While at Music Choice, he also served as an Associate Social Media Manager, where he oversaw community management and represented Music Choice onsite at major festivals including the Billboard Music Awards, Lollapalooza, and the Governor’s Ball. Prior to joining Music Choice, Babumba was the Talent Booker & Coordinator for Harris Publications where he coordinated the 2013 XXL Freshman Concert and was responsible for the negotiations with several talent agencies including Creative Artists Agency, William Morris Endeavor, Paradigm, and ICM. The Nigerian digital strategist, who is also a drummer in the band Andy Suzuki & The Method, earned his Bachelor’s from Brown University in 2005. 

Univisión Joins 2020 Census Lawsuit

Univisión Joins 2020 Census Lawsuit

Obama Moves: Michelle Obama Nominated for Award, Barack Obama Heads to Canada

Obama Moves: Michelle Obama Nominated for Award, Barack Obama Heads to Canada