The series will be titled Bozoma: Being Bada-s and will be hosted and produced by Saint John. She described the show to the business publication as “a cross between Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Mister Rogers’ [Neighborhood], and The Oprah Winfrey Show.”
“I’m so very honored to embark on another part of my journey with the incredible team at @starz!!!” – Bozoma Saint John
Saint John will not only give a look into her professional and personal life on the show. She will also be conducting interviews with influential people related to the theme of specific episodes.
The marketing executive shared her excitement about the added journey on her career path on Instagram.
“Then the STARZ align… and the jollof is piping hot… and the champagne is popped… and the dancing stilettos come out… and God divines…. WE CELEBRATE!!!”
She went on to thank the executive team of the tv network including Chris Albrecht, Jeff Hirsch, Carmi Zlotnik, Kathryn Tyus-Adair and Susan Rice.
Saint John added, “My thanks to Alex Lowry who is executive producing this show and for bringing her wide knowledge and fearlessness! And certainly thanks to my dear friend, Dream-maker, prayer-partner and all around Badass bestie @anjula_acharia for speaking this into the universe and stopping at nothing to make it reality!”
She concluded, “This is for all of us who celebrate every part of our lives— the work, the play, the joy, the sorrow… and the TRIUMPH. Here’s to the journey.”
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Christina Santi is a news and culture writer for EBONY.com. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, she considers herself a well-read, not so traditional feminist with a heavy interest in music, fashion and pop culture. Christina currently lives in New York City, where she refers to her Cuban & Jamaican descent often while writing about her experiences as a first-generation Afro-Latinx in America. She also devotes time writing personalized reading material for her tutees and turning ideas into words for streetwear brand, PUER By Noel Bronson.