Jamaal Finkley

CEO and Executive Producer, BlackTree TV


A 20-year journalism veteran, Jamaal Finkley is CEO and Executive Producer of BlackTree TV. Utilizing his extensive editorial experience, Finkley has developed BlackTree into one of YouTube’s most vibrant entertainment news and lifestyle platforms, generating more than 15 million unique visitors monthly and more than a billion video views worldwide since it’s inception. Jamaal began his entertainment career as a production assistant for legendary director, Spike Lee, and has become an influential voice on the urban entertainment landscape, having conducted definitive interviews with A-List celebs such as Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Monique and Will Smith. As a producer, Finkley has generated content for organizations such as TV One, Stellar Gospel Music Awards and Disney; while as a journalist he has covered Hollywood’s top awards shows and red carpets, such as the Academy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Golden Globes, American Music Awards, Grammy Awards, and SAG Awards, as well as pop culture events such as SuperBowl, NBA All Star and Fashion Week.


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