Every 3rd Sunday at 11:00am On KBCWtv 44 Cable 12
“Black Renaissance” is the Bay Area’s longest running news/interview show that focuses on issues of concern to African Americans. Hosted by KPIX 5 reporter Christin Ayers, it is one of the only programs in the Bay Area of its kind. In addition to highlighting authors and celebrities who visit the Bay Area, Black Renaissance showcases local events and organizations. It also profiles local movers and shakers who are doing great things and making a difference. Topics addressed include news, politics, education, health and wellness and the arts. Former guests have included Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Street Soldiers Founder Joe Marshall, the Reverend Cecil Williams, author Michael Eric Dyson, Sheila E, filmmaker Spike Lee and many, many others.
Christin Ayers is the host of Black Renaissance. She is a general assignment reporter for KPIX 5 News.
She is a fifth-generation Californian. Christin earned her Bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College in New York and her Masters from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
She also studied literature and media at Oxford University in England. Christin started her journalism career in Missoula, Montana and later worked in Denver before coming back to the Bay Area.
Her most memorable interview was with Barack Obama. Christin loves reading, wine-tasting, traveling, and trying new restaurants. She and her husband live in the East Bay.
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Jan Mabry, Producer of Black Renaissance and Bay Sunday