Dayvee Sutton is an award-winning journalist covering a range of beats: travel, sports, entertainment, movies, and a number of lifestyle topics for television and digital media. You can watch Dayvee on-air as a national lifestyle and travel correspondent on HLN, and the talk shows “Sister Circle Live“, “The Jet Set TV“, “Coffee with America“, and in airports across the country as a travel tips expert for CNN Airport Network. She also hosts the adventure travel show “Beyond the Usual”
Dayvee started her broadcast career in radio working weekends as a producer for the number one station in Atlanta, then quickly moved to TV as a features reporter and producer for Falconsvision and Comcast Sports. Over the years she has built credentials doing work for ESPN, CNN Atlanta and CNN London, Turner Sports (TNT, TBS and NBA TV/NBA.com), where she earned two National Sports Emmys. She’s co-hosted a daily talk show for four years at NBC Charlotte and was the only female sports anchor and reporter in Atlanta, while at the CBS affiliate.
On the digital side, Dayvee has been a national contributor to sites like U.S. News and World Report, AOL, Yahoo, ESPN, The Root, NBA.com, Black Enterprise, NBC News and USA TODAY Network. She also has worked with brands like Firestone, Lifeproof, Nikon, Coke and Staples.
Dayvee is a part of the new wave of entrepreneurial journalists. Through her production company Dream Network Media she produces original content for TV networks, news outlets, online platforms and mobile applications. She’s created popular websites like (the now defunct) NBA fan site NBA FrontPage and the lifestyle guide, The Daily Affair. She also produced the emotional documentary “What We Told Our Sons: Four Families React to the Trayvon Martin Verdict”.
In today’s episode, we discuss:
- How she measures success and how risk plays a part in it
- Her career path in journalism and TV
- The place that has had the most impact on her
- Getting upgraded on flights or hotels
Resources, Books, and Links Mentioned in the Podcast
Click here for Dayvee’s YouTube page.
Daily Affairs Travel Website: www.daily-affair.com
Airline Fare Mistakes: www.flyglitch.com
Past “Success is a Choice” podcast episodes of interest . . .
- Mark Fauser (Actor, Director, Screenwriter) – Episode 068
- Alicia Jessop (Founder of RulingSports.com) – Episode 047
- Lolly Daskal (Fortune 500 Business Coach)- Episode 044
- Bill Coelius (Actor) – Episode 025
- Jay Korff (Award-Winning Washington DC Reporter) – Episode 023
- Betsy Butterick (Communication Specialist) – Episode 013
- Misty Young (author of “From Rags to Restaurant”) – Episode 005
Dayvee Sutton in Action
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