In this week’s episode of the Black Girl Nerds Podcast, we welcome film and TV producer Yolanda T. Cochran and DIY star of Honest Renovations Lizzy Mathis.
Segment 1: Yolanda T. Cochran is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (serving on the Executive Branch Executive Committee), Television Academy of Arts & Sciences and also the Board of Directors of the Producers Guild of America (PGA). Her 25+ years of experience in film and television includes work as an independent film producer, as a producer within the independently situated production company Alcon Entertainment and also as a production executive overseeing entire production teams at film and tv studios. Her experience spans across multiple studios including Disney, Viacom, Warner Bros and Universal. Yolanda is most recently featured in front of the camera on MAX, producing the film Gray Matter in the series Project Greenlight where season 5 reboots the behind the scenes look at the challenges of filmmaking.
Segment 2: Lizzy is a fun-loving, cool mom of three and Founder and Editor in Chief of The Cool Mom Co. Lizzy created an all-inclusive, diversity driven, digitally native destination for moms and moms-to-be with a fresh, approachable and honest point of view on millennial motherhood – bringing the coolest in food, style, living and beauty back to mom life while keeping self-care, sustainability and community top of mind.
Music by: Sammus
Edited by: Jamie Broadnax