Washington, DC – January 23, 2015 – TV Host, Pop Culture Commentator and Editor of AlwaysAList.com, Jawn Murray, was tapped by the NFL Network for hosting duties during Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix, Arizona. Murray make his debut with the NFL Digital Media interviewing celebrities and high-profile athletes for the NFL Fan Pass Experience (www.NFL.com/FanPass) leading up to the big game between the Seattle Seahawks versus New England Patriots.
The Washington, DC-based media expert is a regular pop culture analyst on networks like CNN, HLN and MSNBC. He’s also made numerous appearances over the last year including co-hosting ABC’s “The View” while the iconic Barbara Walters was still on the show, the nationally syndicated “Wendy Williams” show, EPIX, Travel Channel Special, as well as being a featured contributor on the TV One documentary series “Unsung: Hollywood.”
In 2013, Murray’s commentary about Miley Cyrus on HLN’s “News Now” ended up in a news package about Cyrus on “Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of the Year.” Another HLN commentary about Jimmy Kimmel’s twerking hoax was included in a reporters’ roundup on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”
About the Jawn Murray: Jawn Murray is a veteran entertainment journalist, lifestyle reporter and pop culture commentator. He’s been named by Ebony magazine as one of the “30 on the Rise” to watch in the industry, and the NAACP recognized him as one of “40 Power Players Under 40.” Before launching his own entertainment and lifestyle website AlwaysAList.com, Murray spent seven years as a columnist for AOL Black Voices. On radio, he spent five years offering entertainment coverage on the nationally syndicated “Tom Joyner Morning Show.” On TV, he's become a regular contributor on networks like CNN, HLN, TV One, MSNBC, and Fusion TV; and has also appeared on international networks like BBC UK, Canada’s Sun News and Dutch TV. Murray has also been featured on NBC’s “Today Show,” “Access Hollywood,” VH1, “News One Now with Roland Martin,” E!’s “True Hollywood Story,” and “Our World with Black Enterprise.” In 2011 Murray partnered with EMI Gospel for a digital music competition called "Untapped." He then executive produced the partnering compilation CD titled, "Jawn Murray presents Untapped" that was released in September of 2011.
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