JAY JAY EPEGA

Media Consultant and Writer - Entertainment, Society, Lifestyle - Content at BBC

United Kingdom

Jayjay is a graduate of the Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She started her career working firstly for legendary PR Michael Levine in Los Angeles, following that with working for one of the UK's most powerful players in Publicity Alan Edwards of the Outside Organisation, together with working at MTV and all the major record labels. In recent years she has turned to writing and has contributed to CNN International, Huff Post, Thrive Global, BBC, Buzzfeed, The Luxury Channel, Express.co.uk, OnMogul, Hollywood London & a number of other media outlets. She is also working as a Producer, developing documentaries & contributing to movie projects. Personalities and Brands she has interviewed or worked with in a Publicity capacity has included Coldplay, the late George Michael, Robert Deniro, Al Pacino, Brad Pitt, Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Luke Evans, Giancarlo Esposito, Ice T and Coco, Matt Dillon, Regé-Jean Page, Charley Palmer Rothwell, Donatella Versace, Lisa Moorish, Showrunner Simon Mirren, Broadcaster & Criminologist Donal MacIntyre, African superstars Rita Dominic, Ramsey Nouah, renowned Artist Lincoln Townley and the world's best known male model David Gandy. Brands include CNN, The Academy Awards, BAFTA, The Dorchester Collection, GQ Men of The Year Awards, BFI London Film Festival, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, The Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, The Beverly Hills Hotel, The Beaumont Hotel London, BIFA Awards, Christian Dior, Hugo Boss and Hackett.

In Loving Memory of Ibby and Ben Epega.

Portfolio
Hollywood London Magazine
04/06/2022
My unforgettable musical evening with Taylor Hawkins

By Jayjay Epega : https://twitter.com/DGirlJay Taylor Hawkins pictured at the Arclight Theatre in Los Angeles 2013 (Kevin Winter/ Getty Images) Dave Grohl with brother and best friend Taylor Hawkins, Seattle, Washington 1997 "There goes my hero, watch him as he goes, there goes my hero, he's ordinary."

Hollywood London Magazine
A Fabulous L.A. Adventure

A Fabulous L.A. Adventure There is no better time to visit the great City of Los Angeles and to experience the glamour, than during the glorious finale of the Awards season (after the BAFTAs in London!) - here are some of our fabulous highlights : We Stayed at: THE LONDON WEST HOLLYWOOD 1020 North...

Thriveglobal
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart?

Facing the inevitable, through acceptance and embracing the moment. I've been listening to a lot of The Bee Gees and Andy Gibb lately. The recent release of the documentary "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart", which I watched with my family, left us bereft, happy, sad, even singing...

Medium
03/08/2020
How Brad Pitt Stole Award Season

Images Courtesy The Academy, 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party & Reuters The world held its collective breath every time Brad Pitt was nominated for an award. His presence was palpable at the BAFTAs in London, and he didn't even attend! Would he turn up with Jennifer Aniston?

Luxury Channel and Luxury News
The Incredible Artistic Journey of Lincoln Townley By Jayjay Epega

"He has captured the essence of what it is to live with addiction and he is able to do this because he has his own story of addiction and recovery" - Charlie Sheen on the work of Lincoln Townley. Charlie Sheen perfectly sums up the life and incredible artistic journey of Lincoln Townley, a prolific artist who specialises in figurative painting.

Thriveglobal
Five Life Lessons From Oscar winner Cliff Robertson

A recent and long conversation that I had with Producer and Showrunner Simon Mirren (Criminal Minds, Versailles, Without A Trace), about the life and times of Cliff Robertson, left me thinking about how his journey evokes and offers inspiring and motivating life lessons.

International News / The Luxury Channel /Hollywood London
Fairytale Interrupted - A Life With John Kennedy Jr. By Jayjay Epega

A man admired from near, a man admired from far, John Kennnedy Jr. was the dashing Prince of Camelot, a true heir to the fabled Kennedy throne, who lost his life all too early in 1999, leaving an unfulfilled destiny, an unfulfilled promise.

Hollywood London Magazine
Beyond Belief : The Real Mad Men

Charles Saatchi takes us to the Golden Age of Madison Avenue - and its Beyond Belief! Special Preview of an Exclusive Book Review for The Luxury Channel By Jayjay Epega @DGirlJay We live in a world created by marketers. Advertising is a powerful force that has shaped our attitudes and behaviour since the beginning of...

International News / The Luxury Channel /Hollywood London
Music Moguls - The Music Industry Legend Alan Edwards Talks Talent And PR By Jayjay Epega

Music Moguls - The Music Industry Legend Alan Edwards Talks Talent And PR Magazine > By Jayjay Epega Alan Edwards, CEO of Outside Organisation, has represented some of the biggest and best known names in entertainment. These include The Who, the Rolling Stones, the Spice Girls, Amy Winehouse, Michael Jackson, Robbie Williams, Naomi Campbell and the Beckhams and David Bowie.