Asha Blake is a former network anchor turned Digital Media mogul and media consultant to the stars! She was born in 1961 in Guyana, the daughter of an education specialist and a teacher. Asha was raised in Toronto and later in Minnesota, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Minnesota School of Journalism.
A five-time Emmy award winner, Asha has served as a solo anchor for national network news programs, hosted syndicated daytime programming, and co-hosted a national talk show for NBC and ABC. Over the course of a successful 20-year career in television journalism, Asha conducted thousands of live interviews, covered numerous high-profile court cases, and served as a medical reporter early in her career.
Asha co-hosted the NBC national news program “Later Today” and ABC’s “World News Now,” “World News this Morning,” and “Good Morning America Sunday”, in addition to reporting for ABC’s “World News Tonight” with Peter Jennings.” Asha’s coverage of breaking world events has put her in front of a number of world leaders, including Desmond Tutu, Bill Clinton, Jesse Jackson, Rosa Parks, Al Gore, as well as celebrities such as Jay Leno, Jude Law and Denzel Washington.
Asha has hosted two nationally syndicated shows: “Smart Gardening” on PBS and “Life Moments”, the nationally syndicated daytime women’s reality program that celebrated great and unbelievable moments in the lives of every kind of women.Asha has also been actively involved with many charity organizations, including serving as a celebrity ambassador for UNICEF, volunteering for Make A Wish, and supporting Race For A Cure and Meals on Wheels. Following the 9/11 Attacks, Asha created and launched a public service website providing a free planning guide to help organize pertinent personal information in the event of an emergency.
In 2010, Asha launched her powerhouse media company, Goldenheart Media. Headquartered in Asha’s hometown of Los Angeles, California, Goldenheart Media is a multimedia powerhouse company specializing in media relations, branding, corporate communications, and messaging and entertainment program development. Asha is married to former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Mark Dusbabek and has a daughter, Sasha. For more information on Goldenheart Media visit: (www.goldenheartmedia.com). Follow Asha on twitter
@ashablake. Congratulations Asha on your accomplishments – You Rock!