Maya Egbo is a young Actor and Presenter from East London. After getting her first acting commercial job with Nickelodeon at just 7 years old, Maya is more than used to taking creative direction on set. Maya went on to further work with companies such as Fairy liquid and Valspar paint. She was also one of the first voices for Facebooks first TV and online ad after doing voiceover work with them. Maya’s love for the Arts and Media industry blossomed when she attended The BRIT School of performing arts and technology where she studied Musical Theatre. Being in such a creative environment allowed her to think creatively, where she became a more inquisitive and open minded explorer. After graduating and whilst in the early stages of her gap year, Maya got accredited in a Radio production course that she took alongside Capital Xtra where she found her presenter niche and also learnt about the technical side of radio and production. Her new found love for presenting and eagerness was apparent and this aided her next job- presenting and conducting the backstage interviews for Capital Xtras ‘Unleashed’ concert at Koko in Camden. In September 2018, Maya was flown out to Croatia with BushBash records to present their backstage vlog at one of Europe’s biggest festivals- Outlook festival. Whilst coming up with creative content for the vlog, Maya interviewed the likes of Jaykae, Killer P and Irah. Maya is multi-skilled and is currently completing a Media course with MediaTrust to further work on her craft and expand her skillsets in different areas within the media industry, as she is also interested in blogging, vlogging and curating content for social media. As she is most passionate about talking to people and telling stories through video mediums, In the future Maya aspires to host TV shows and award ceremonies within the music and entertainment industry. Maya has always been expressive and confident in front of the camera and she has never shied away from using her voice to discuss different topics and ask questions. You can contact her by email: firstname.lastname@example.org Instagram: Mayaaa_e Twitter: Maya_egbo YouTube: MayaE tv
• Greeted clients upon arrival and helped set up rooms • Studio engineer assistant- very hands on tasks helping the engineer with anything he needed in the recording studio including pressing buttons on the controls • Supporting the tutors and songwriters, main point of contact to the even manager.
Studying on Media Trusts multimedia traineeship was important for me as I participated in masterclasses run by industry leaders from companies such as The BBC, OATH and Sky sports and news. I effectively took on client briefs and developed ideas and content that echoed the voices of young people like myself. Every week focused on a different area within the media industry, so I've gotten a quick but intense and valuable understanding in the following areas: photojournalism, advertising and marketing, digital marketing, social media and podcasting • I am now a Multiskilled individual who knows how to work autonomously • Networked with great industry leaders • Learnt how to pitch ideas in a boardroom setting • Found a mentor through the mentor scheme • Gained confidence in presenting and pitching my ideas to a group.
Studying on Media Trusts multimedia traineeship was important for me as I participated in masterclasses run by industry leaders from companies such as The BBC, OATH and Sky sports and news. I effectively took on client briefs and developed ideas and content that echoed the voices of young people like myself.
BTEC Level 3 Extended diploma in Musical theatre and Media Studies
8 A*-C GCSE Grades