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#28: Dream Big, Start Small with Kumasi Aaron, TV News Anchor

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Kumasi Aaron is a morning news anchor and reporter at KGO-TV in San Francisco, California reporting on breaking news events.

She is also a She Is Fierce! Mentor, past speaker  and member!

In this episode of the podcast she shares how being true to yourself, while doing the work you love, is possible.

After being behind a desk and working behind the scenes in New York, she finally landed her first job as an Anchor/Reporter in Arkansas.

Years of hard work and career development brought her back to her home state of Florida where she had the courage to wear her natural hair on air for the first time.  She shares how – and why – it felt so good to be her authentic self, and how that courageous act helped her realize that part of her future work would be encouraging others by example to do the same.

As a journalist, she loves building relationships throughout her community while learning their stories. 


In this podcast you’ll hear how:

  • To believe in your own potential and follow your dreams
  • To remain true to yourself, even in the public eye
  • To live in the moment while being present with yourself


Ready to jump in?

Kelly and Kumasi discuss living in the moment [05:46]

Kumasi’s journey to becoming an anchor [09:34]

Kumasi discusses starting small to achieving her dream [12:44]

Kumasi discusses the challenges of being on television [17:10]

Kelly and Kumasi talk about Kumasi’s decision to wear natural hair on live television [21:14]

Kumasi shares how she became a news anchor [25:52]

Kelly and Kumasi discuss what it means to them to “live on purpose” [27:56:]



On our Five-Star-Rated podcast, you’ll hear the inspiring stories of fierce women who have overcome challenges and built purpose-filled lives.

New episodes come out on Tuesday mornings!

Over the coming months, we’ll be sharing interviews with some of my absolute favorite past She Is Fierce! Speakers and our incredible members.

I will also be dropping in for some solo episodes to answer some of the questions I’m asked regularly about how to grow a powerful brand, how to build a mission-driven business from scratch, and how to find joy in the journey.

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