Ross Mac is an Ivy-league (Wharton School of Business) educated, Chicago native dedicated to increasing access to financial education and literacy. As a former Wall Street professional for Morgan Stanley and Grosvenor Capital, Ross is now a media personality for BET, Revolt TV, and The Street who uses his brand to empower people through merging education and entertainment.  Through his Maconomics brand, he has brought financial freedom to millions of people around the world with his latest Netflix Documentary called “Get Smart With Money.” He was also just named McDonald's 2022 Gamechanger.


Tune In! 

4:15 Being Black Working On Wall Street 
5:30 Maconomics 
8:20 Walking In Your Purpose
10:11- Netflix documentary "Get Smart With Money"  
12:45- How did "Get Smart With Money Come Into Fruition on Netflix 
13:51- Day In The Life 
15:30- Companies in Production and Collaboration  
19:05- McDonalds 2022 Game Changer 
20:37-Tips To Help Someone Get Financial  Assistance 
23:35-Saving Money Is A Myth 


Tell and Tell Secret: 
I am very much in touch with my southside roots. I do a lot of hood things still.  I am still me, still from the southside. 

Follow Ross: 
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@imrossmac

Text  Ross:
773 232-2577

Twitter
twitter.com/imrossmac

Website 
www.maconomics.com

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Ross Mac is an Ivy-league (Wharton School of Business) educated, Chicago native dedicated to increasing access to financial education and literacy. As a former Wall Street professional for Morgan Stanley and Grosvenor Capital, Ross is now a media personality for BET, Revolt TV, and The Street who uses his brand to empower people through merging education and entertainment. Through his Maconomics brand, he has brought financial freedom to millions of people around the world with his latest Netflix Documentary called “Get Smart With Money.” He was also just named McDonald's 2022 Gamechanger.


Tune In!

4:15 Being Black Working On Wall Street
5:30 Maconomics
8:20 Walking In Your Purpose
10:11- Netflix documentary "Get Smart With Money"
12:45- How did "Get Smart With Money Come Into Fruition on Netflix
13:51- Day In The Life
15:30- Companies in Production and Collaboration
19:05- McDonalds 2022 Game Changer
20:37-Tips To Help Someone Get Financial Assistance
23:35-Saving Money Is A Myth


Tell and Tell Secret:
I am very much in touch with my southside roots. I do a lot of hood things still. I am still me, still from the southside.

Follow Ross:
Instagram
@imrossmac

Text Ross:
773 232-2577

Twitter
twitter.com/imrossmac

Website
www.maconomics.com

Follow Shawn Zanotti at http://www.thejourneytold.com or http://www.exactpublicity.com
Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/publicistshawn
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/shawnzanotti


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Ross Mac Dishes Life on Wall Street, Financial Tips In Current Economy & New Netflix Documentary

February 1, 2023 8:27 pm

Cocoa Brown is an actress and comedian whose credits include Tyler Perry’s critically acclaimed comedy series For Better Or For Worse on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network. She has also graced the stage as a.    stand-up comedian for BET’s Comic View, Showtime at the Apollo and One Mic Stand.Brown has performed in many different comedy stage shows including BET's ComicView and One Mic Stand and Showtime at the Apollo.She later began appearing on television, playing guest starring roles on ER and Breaking Bad. She also played the leading role alongside Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Zulay Henao and Amy Smart in the comedy-drama film The Single Moms Club. She received positive reviews for her performance.The following year, she appeared in an supporting role in a comedy film Ted 2.

Brown played the role of juror Jeanette "Queen B" Harris in the FX drama series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story produced by Ryan Murphy.She  also worked again with Ryan Murphy, playing the recurring role of Carla Price opposite Connie Britton and Mariette Hartley in the Fox drama series 9-1-1.


Tune In To This Transparent Conversation with Cocoa Brown 
1:15- Some of The Best Training Came Under Direction of Tyler Perry 
5:30- How the Cocoa Brown Journey Began 
9:15- Having Confidence in Career 
17:20- I Don't Have ALot of New Friends- Staying Grounded 
20:30- Suicide Attempt 
23:41- Movie with Will Packer 


Follow Cocoa Brown 
@cocoabrownonefunnymomma
cocoabrown4life.com - Website 

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https://www.thejourneytold.com/
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Cocoa Brown is an actress and comedian whose credits include Tyler Perry’s critically acclaimed comedy series For Better Or For Worse on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network. She has also graced the stage as a. stand-up comedian for BET’s Comic View, Showtime at the Apollo and One Mic Stand.Brown has performed in many different comedy stage shows including BET's ComicView and One Mic Stand and Showtime at the Apollo.She later began appearing on television, playing guest starring roles on ER and Breaking Bad. She also played the leading role alongside Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Zulay Henao and Amy Smart in the comedy-drama film The Single Moms Club. She received positive reviews for her performance.The following year, she appeared in an supporting role in a comedy film Ted 2.

Brown played the role of juror Jeanette "Queen B" Harris in the FX drama series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story produced by Ryan Murphy.She also worked again with Ryan Murphy, playing the recurring role of Carla Price opposite Connie Britton and Mariette Hartley in the Fox drama series 9-1-1.


Tune In To This Transparent Conversation with Cocoa Brown
1:15- Some of The Best Training Came Under Direction of Tyler Perry
5:30- How the Cocoa Brown Journey Began
9:15- Having Confidence in Career
17:20- I Don't Have ALot of New Friends- Staying Grounded
20:30- Suicide Attempt
23:41- Movie with Will Packer


Follow Cocoa Brown
@cocoabrownonefunnymomma
cocoabrown4life.com - Website

Follow Shawn Zanotti at http://www.thejourneytold.com or http://www.exactpublicity.com
Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/publicistshawn
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/shawnzanotti


https://www.thejourneytold.com/
Facebook: https://www,facebook.com/thejourneytoldshow
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thejourneytoldshow

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Actress & Comedian Cocoa Brown Dishes on Faith, Career, Latest Movies and Failed Suicide Attempt

January 9, 2023 7:54 pm

Aba Arthur is an actress and writer. She has been featured in several film, television, and theatre productions including ‘Cobra Kai,’ and the popular American fantasy Netflix drama, ‘Legacies.’ She appeared in the NBC show, ‘Southland,’ and the comedic show, ‘Boomerang.’ She was cast as Nicole in the ABC television series, ‘Queens' and played Miss Gold in ‘Respect,’ a biopic of Aretha Franklin, starring Jennifer Hudson. In 2018, Aba wrote, produced, and co-directed her first film titled 'The Womb.' In November 2022, Aba appears in the highly anticipated sequel to Black Panther: ‘Wakanda Forever.’ Most recently, Aba has been cast in the role of Abena, in the new Oprah Winfrey adaption of ‘The Color Purple,’ due to release in 2023. She will also appear in Netflix’s upcoming drama, ‘Bad Monkey,’ starring Vince Vaughn.

Tune In to hear this transparent conversation! 

2:04 Filming Wakanda Forever 
3:00 Walking into Purpose 
4:15 Honoring The Legacy 
5:30 Filming Takeaways
7:30 Working with Oprah & The Color Purple 
13:00 Staying The Course

Tell & Tell Secret:
"I am a huge country music fan. I’m a writer and if you listen to the lyrics they go there, the storytelling is like no other”

Follow 
@abathegoddess

Contact Aba Arthur 
Website
abaarthur.com
Instagram
instagram.com/abathegoddess
Twitter
instagram.com/abathegoddess


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Facebook: https://www,facebook.com/thejourneytoldshow
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thejourneytoldshow
Shawn Zanotti

Aba Arthur is an actress and writer. She has been featured in several film, television, and theatre productions including ‘Cobra Kai,’ and the popular American fantasy Netflix drama, ‘Legacies.’ She appeared in the NBC show, ‘Southland,’ and the comedic show, ‘Boomerang.’ She was cast as Nicole in the ABC television series, ‘Queens' and played Miss Gold in ‘Respect,’ a biopic of Aretha Franklin, starring Jennifer Hudson. In 2018, Aba wrote, produced, and co-directed her first film titled 'The Womb.' In November 2022, Aba appears in the highly anticipated sequel to Black Panther: ‘Wakanda Forever.’ Most recently, Aba has been cast in the role of Abena, in the new Oprah Winfrey adaption of ‘The Color Purple,’ due to release in 2023. She will also appear in Netflix’s upcoming drama, ‘Bad Monkey,’ starring Vince Vaughn.

Tune In to hear this transparent conversation!

2:04 Filming Wakanda Forever
3:00 Walking into Purpose
4:15 Honoring The Legacy
5:30 Filming Takeaways
7:30 Working with Oprah & The Color Purple
13:00 Staying The Course

Tell & Tell Secret:
"I am a huge country music fan. I’m a writer and if you listen to the lyrics they go there, the storytelling is like no other”

Follow
@abathegoddess

Contact Aba Arthur
Website
abaarthur.com
Instagram
instagram.com/abathegoddess
Twitter
instagram.com/abathegoddess


Follow Shawn Zanotti at http://www.thejourneytold.com or http://www.exactpublicity.com
Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/publicistshawn
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/shawnzanotti


https://www.thejourneytold.com/
Facebook: https://www,facebook.com/thejourneytoldshow
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thejourneytoldshow
Shawn Zanotti

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Actress Aba Arthur Speaks Black Panther Wakanda Forever Filming,Role In The Color Purple &Self Love

November 21, 2022 6:56 pm

Devin J. Ricks was born in Baltimore, MD. He graduated from Morgan State University with his bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting & Integrated Media/Video Production. After that chapter, he later embarked on the entertainment business. Filmmaking is his main passion (directing, writing & producing). He's done several independent film projects & has been on Hollywood movie sets showcasing his talents. Devin also has a few entrepreneurial endeavors he’s embarked on that furthered his aspirations in the industry. He started his own media outlet titled “Dev TV!” & his lifestyle brand “The DJR Experience.” Those brands collectively staked his claim & propelled him forward by working with celebrities, networks, etc. and made his face known in the entertainment industry. Be on the lookout because the young entrepreneur is ready for action! 

Tune in! 

2:13-  Independent Projects On Horizon 
5:37-  Daily Routine 
6:01- Spiritual Intuition 
10:09- Keeping Circle Small 
 16:53-Flowing in Flow
17:16-A Master of Emotional Intelligence 

Tell and Tell Secret:
“When I dream, I rap and sometimes I get it when I’m calm but it is weird. Around family and chill time we do music” 

Contact Devin Ricks: 
Instagram
@prime_time_dev
Twitter
@devydev09
Facebook
@theofficialDJRP

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https://www.thejourneytold.com/
Facebook: https://www,facebook.com/thejourneytoldshow
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thejourneytoldshow
Shawn Zanotti

Devin J. Ricks was born in Baltimore, MD. He graduated from Morgan State University with his bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting & Integrated Media/Video Production. After that chapter, he later embarked on the entertainment business. Filmmaking is his main passion (directing, writing & producing). He's done several independent film projects & has been on Hollywood movie sets showcasing his talents. Devin also has a few entrepreneurial endeavors he’s embarked on that furthered his aspirations in the industry. He started his own media outlet titled “Dev TV!” & his lifestyle brand “The DJR Experience.” Those brands collectively staked his claim & propelled him forward by working with celebrities, networks, etc. and made his face known in the entertainment industry. Be on the lookout because the young entrepreneur is ready for action!

Tune in!

2:13- Independent Projects On Horizon
5:37- Daily Routine
6:01- Spiritual Intuition
10:09- Keeping Circle Small
16:53-Flowing in Flow
17:16-A Master of Emotional Intelligence

Tell and Tell Secret:
“When I dream, I rap and sometimes I get it when I’m calm but it is weird. Around family and chill time we do music”

Contact Devin Ricks:
Instagram
@prime_time_dev
Twitter
@devydev09
Facebook
@theofficialDJRP

Follow Shawn Zanotti at http://www.thejourneytold.com or http://www.exactpublicity.com
Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/publicistshawn
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https://www.thejourneytold.com/
Facebook: https://www,facebook.com/thejourneytoldshow
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thejourneytoldshow
Shawn Zanotti

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Devin J. Ricks Dishes on Creativity and Flow in Entertainment Business

May 12, 2022 1:11 pm

The Journey Told is a new podcast launching May 1st, 2021. The podcast, hosted by Shawn Zanotti, will focus on athletes, entertainers, and entrepreneurs and the pivot in life in which they have experienced.

We will be shooting both video and audio for the show out of our studio in Woodland Hills in LA. We are also able to do virtual interviews for guests which are unable to come in studio. The Journey Told podcast will be on Spotify, Apple/iTunes, Google Podcasts, Sticher and TuneIn.

Be the 1st to know:

Shawn Zanotti is the CEO and Founder of Exact Publicity. She’s also an author of Top Ten PR Tips, Embracing the Rock in Your Journey and co-author of the best selling book entitled, Shift. Her platform is based on self love and care, mindful thinking for advancement, and the power of self control. Shawn is also the host of “The Journey Told” podcast which features celebrity athletes, entertainers and entrepreneurs who talk about their journey and pivot in life. In addition, Shawn is a TV producer and writer.

Shawn is a broadcast journalist at heart and began her career as a TV News Anchor and Reporter for many years in various markets. She currently serves as a TV host, spokesperson for various brands, and the host of the podcast, “A Journey Told” Shawn chose to expand her media knowledge by pursuing an entrepreneurial venture and founded Exact Publicity more than 13 years ago. She noticed a gap between the role of an involved publicist and the client. She also noticed the need to offer publicity—let’s face it, every business, person or idea for that matter needs PR. Shawn runs the company to ensure it is superior! She works closely with client accounts to enforce branding, accountability and accuracy. She’s a firm believer that success relies heavily on the clients’ success. Shawn focuses on intricate brand development, media training, damage control and prevention, and more. Her vision and determination makes for an environment where clients find family-attention to career assistance and guidance. Shawn’s success story is built upon wholehearted commitment and attention to detail. She is one of the very few successful females in an aggressive, male- dominated industry.

Exact Publicity provides the highest quality service for clients seeking marketing, public relations, event planning, management and charity work. Exact specializes and delivers success in a wide variety of service areas, including: Public Relations, Branding and Endorsements, Integrated Marketing, Celebrity Representation, Charitable Foundations, Social Media Content Creation/Management and Media Training.

Shawn focuses on building brands and bottom lines through strategic programs with measurable results, to maximize clients’ return on investments. She is nationally renowned for creativity, placement success, superb writing and media reach. Exact’s clientele run the gamut from sports, entertainment, business-to-business, non-profit and marketing assignments. She is known as a premier damage control and branding agency.

Shawn sits on the board for NBC Chicago and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She attended Hampton University for undergrad and majored in Broadcast Communications. Shawn also attended Tuck School’s Building a High-Performing Minority Business program on the Tuck campus at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Shawn is a mother and believes motherhood is her biggest joy!

    Want to be on the show? Contact us here