About Ivy: Ivy Prosper is a multi-talented woman. A Television Presenter, Host, Public Speaker, Writer and Producer. She is the founder of Branding Fashion Africa, an organization focused on promoting brands of Africans and African diaspora designers. Ivy has a BA in Fashion Design and Apparel Management from Ryerson University and a Diploma in Radio and Television Broadcasting from Specs Howard School of Media Arts in Michigan, USA. She has been in media for ten years.
Ivy’s Work: She started her broadcast career as a Reporter with TV Cogeco Niagara on the community program The Source and later worked with NBC affiliate station WDIV in Detroit, Michigan, The Maternal Health Channel Television Series. Out of The Blue on Michigan Television, Shop SunTV and Associate Producer on ListenUp TV.
In 2013, Ivy was nominated for Host of The Year in a Development Series by the Radio & Television Personality Awards in Ghana. She was recognized for the work she did on the documentary series, The Maternal Health Channel Television Series.
As an advocate, Ivy encourages and empowers women and girls on sensitive issues including maternal health, positive self esteem and body image.
As a TV host, she spent three years with Feva TV in Toronto, Canada’s first 24-hour African television network, interviewing notable people including Actor/Producer Idris Elba, Oscar-Nominated Actor Jake Gyllenhaal, Barry Jenkins, Director of Oscar-winning film, Moonlight, Grammy Winning Singer Melanie Fiona, Hip-Hop Recording Artist and Businessman Akon, Director/Comedian Chris Rock, NBA star Jamal Magloire, Comedian Russell Peters, Belgian Director Pieter Van Hees, the late Actor/Model Sam Sarpong, Rapper ‘Pepa’ (Salt-n-Pepa), Former MLB Blue Jay Joe Carter, the late Actor Alan Thicke, Actor/Producer Tonya Williams, Ghanaian musicians Ruff ‘n’ Smooth, and Grammy-Winning artist Will Calhoun.