Ms. PhaShunta Hubert, creator of MissPhaShunta.com, launched her site on October 2013 to showcase her love for communication, media, and entertainment. At the young age of 19, Hubert built her own website, learned how to market herself, and worked as a cosmetologist; all while building her brand. MissPhaShunta.com is a digital destination to read and watch the latest in celebrity news and gossip. As a current communications student at Eastern Michigan University, Hubert wears many hats, including blogger, media correspondent, business owner (MissPhaShunta LLC) and mother.
Hubert began her career by interviewing local radio personalities, and landed interviews with popular music stars, such as Atlanta Hip-Hop trio Migos, and R&B star Melanie Fiona. Since then, Hubert has expanded her reach, enabling her to interview several celebrity and reality TV stars, including: Mona Scott Young, Anthony Anderson, Patti LaBelle, Tyrese, Keke Palmer, Diggy Simmons, Tinashe, Sevyn Streeter, Erica Campbell, and more. Hubert has also worked with BET Networks and Centric Television covering major events, such as the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards, 2014 Soul Train Awards, 2014 BET Experience, and the 2015 UNCF: An Evening of Stars Awards.
“I would like for people to know that it is very possible to achieve your dreams while you’re still in school, have a child, or when obstacles are in your way. I was told, so many times, ‘no’ when I reached out to celebrity managements when I started my company. I basically had no material, so I created my own broadcast on YouTube and social media. I tried again and again and eventually I got my first big interview. You have to stay focused and know what you want,” Hubert explained.
Hubert attributes much of her success to her family. “They help me keep the balance in my life. My father and sister travel with me; making sure I’m okay. My mother is my personal assistant. My significant other, and the father of our 2-year-old child, is my camera operator, along with my 13-year-old sister,” says Hubert.
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