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I’m So Excited To Be an XFINITY Comcast Black Innovator with Issa Rae and Ava DuVernay!

I’ve been getting tweets and Facebook messages this past week from people who’ve heard my voice on the radio in a commercial talking about what I do. And that’s because I was chosen as a Black Innovator by XFINITY Comcast’s CelebrateBlackTV.com, along with Issa Rae and Ava DuVernay! It’s part of their #MakingHistoryToday Black History Month campaign.

Luvvie Comcast

For the entire month of February, you will see ads on the web, in print and hear me, Issa and Ava touted as Black innovators all over the radio! Our videos will also be on OnDemand! HOW COOL IS THAT???!?

Excited is an understatement, actually. I AM FREAKING OUT! First of all, being mentioned with Issa and Ava is dope by itself. I mean, talk about being in some amazing company! Being recognized for the full scope of what I do, as a Writer, Humorist, Digital Strategist, Techie and founder of The Red Pump Project feels pretty damb good. It feels great!

The process of shooting this campaign was awesome too. I walked on set and someone tells the director “Your talent is here” and I looked around to see who they were talking about. OH YOU MEANT ME. Ha!

This is totally how I look when I am writing every day. Totally.

This is totally how I look when I am writing every day. Totally.

I was interviewed about my life, my work, my beliefs and I told my story in ways I typically don’t. They took all that and made a 15 second video and a 3 minute one.

I also got to record 30 and 60 sec radio spots. Voice actors get ALL THE PROPS because it took many takes to get it right but it was so fun. Keep letting me know when you hear those ads because I grin every single time.

Copy of my print ads is to come. Be on the lookout on my Twitter (@Luvvie) and my Awesomely Luvvie Facebook page. I am going to be EVERYWHERE this month. 😀

But yes, this was fun to shoot and seeing it now, I’m like OMG. I’m truly honored. Below is the teaser video.

Awesomely Luvvie for XFINITY's Innovators Campaign from Luvvie Ajayi on Vimeo.

The full video of my feature is up on CelebrateBlackTV.com. Go there and check it out.

Also, tweet using #MakingHistoryToday and say how you’re doing just that.

P.S. AW SNAP!

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28 Comments

  1. Madamsoohia
    February 2, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    Congrats Luvvie!!!!

  2. February 2, 2015 at 7:22 pm

    Get. It. Sis! Congratulations!

  3. February 2, 2015 at 7:29 pm

    That’s what’s up Luvvie! I was one of those folks screaming when I heard your commercial on the radio. I’ve heard it 2 more times since then!! This is awesome! Look at God! 🙂

  4. February 2, 2015 at 7:32 pm

    I heard you in DC about an hour ago. Congrats, girl!!!

  5. dawn
    February 2, 2015 at 8:24 pm

    If I had an older sister, I’d like her to be like you. You’re really inspiring cause you wear so many hats and wear them so well. Congrats!

  6. Marguerite - The PR Lady
    February 2, 2015 at 9:01 pm

    So very proud of and inspired by you, Luvvie! #LuvvNation stand up! These are proud moments – because when you shine, “we” shine! Shine on, supernova! *raises the roof* *fist bump*

  7. Sally
    February 3, 2015 at 6:11 am

    SO proud of you!!

  8. GG
    February 3, 2015 at 7:03 am

    gone and do it! So proud of you! Now I’m go sit in my car and listen to the radio. I wanna hear you too

  9. dmcmillian72
    February 3, 2015 at 10:12 am

    Congratulations! I love your voice!

  10. NC
    February 3, 2015 at 10:23 am

    OMG THIS IS AWESOME!! Congratulations!

  11. February 3, 2015 at 11:05 am

    Congratulations, Luvvie! I’m headed over to see your full video feature…

  12. Joy n L.A
    February 3, 2015 at 11:34 am

    Congratulations!! Love this! Shared already!! 🙂

  13. MzCafe
    February 3, 2015 at 11:36 am

    I’ve heard it 3 times (I’m RARELY in the car or listen to the radio) -I want to say CONGRATS!! **doing the running man**

  14. LynneLove
    February 3, 2015 at 12:06 pm

    I LOVE THIS! Congrats — you deserve all this and more!

  15. Tesha
    February 3, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    CONGRATS LUVVIE!!!!!!!!!!!

  16. Nonny
    February 3, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    Congrats, Luvvie! This is awesome. I just also know that one day I’ll be in my home watching Scandal and I’ll start screaming, “that’s Luvvie, that’s Luvvie!!”

  17. JustJozie
    February 3, 2015 at 2:16 pm

    Yayy, Luvvie. Congratulations!! \O/

  18. Gina
    February 3, 2015 at 3:29 pm

    I am so excited and proud of you!!!

  19. notconvincedgranny
    February 3, 2015 at 4:31 pm

    Get. it. gurl.

  20. Mamasan
    February 3, 2015 at 5:23 pm

    I heard your radio spot a couple of weeks ago during the Tom Joyner Morning Show. I was another one yelling when I heard it! Congratulations ‘Friend in My Head!’

  21. JUnique42
    February 3, 2015 at 9:11 pm

    XONGRATULATIONS FROM ST LOUIS!

  22. BM
    February 3, 2015 at 11:08 pm

    Congratulations, Luvvie. You deserve the accolades. I’m an avid fan of your Scandal recaps and all your business saavy. Yeah, baby. Much blessings

  23. rakelo
    February 4, 2015 at 5:00 am

    So proud of you,my Naija sisthren!!!!. So young and doing so well!!!!

  24. Hattie
    February 4, 2015 at 10:13 am

    I’m so excited for you – it’s well deserved! Thank you for the being the inspiration you are.

  25. February 4, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    I am so proud of you! Congrats! May God continue to open many more doors for. He will bless the work of your hands, and wherever your feet tread, He shall enlarge your territory!

  26. February 12, 2015 at 11:14 am

    Luvvie, you earned this and own this! Congratulations!

  27. Shaun
    February 18, 2015 at 9:38 am

    Been a fan of yours. Congrats!

  28. Biglilkim
    March 4, 2015 at 10:08 pm

    You rock!!! Congratulations!!!!