Lynneise Joseph is currently the Director of Content Strategy & Distribution at The Africa Channel where she plays a key role in the development and production of current and original programming and international distribution.
In 2011 Joseph joined The Africa Channel and assisted the network’s rebranding efforts of Travel. Lifestyle. Culture. In that role she was instrumental in launching the network’s digital content strategy with the launch of its first web series, House of Tayo: Journey of a Rwandan Designer.
Joseph, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, has produced both national and international projects, serving as co-producer on First, one of the most viewed web series on Issa Rae’s YouTube Channel; Killing Lazarus, an independent feature, written and directed by Desmond Faison; Blood at the Roots, a four part race documentary executive produced by world renown ethnologist, Carlos Moore; and has worked on productions for NBC, MTV and BET.
Prior to her career in the television and film industry, Joseph utilized her Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science from Point Park University as a Program Director for various non-profit organizations, mentoring inner city youth in Pittsburgh, PA and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Currently, Joseph is an active board member of NAMIC Starwatch, a mentoring and educational program that supports individuals in entry-level positions in the entertainment and telecommunications industries.