Kashmiere Culberson is a recent college graduate who embodies strength and confidence. Kash does not allow her disability to limit her pursuit of happiness and self-love.
Benita Ozoude is a Journalism and Radio-Television and Film graduate from the University of Texas at Austin. Benita is a Nigerian documentary filmmaker who wants to give underrepresented communities a platform to share their stories. Benita has worked for 2x Oscar Award-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple and other media companies such NFL Network, PBS, NPR, and The Hollywood Reporter. She is also a recipient of the 2018 Horizon Award presented by The Sundance Film Festival.
Austin PBS serves as a bridge to the Central Texas community, providing essential programming and services to 3 million people in more than 20 counties. Austin PBS showcases PBS’s family-friendly national programming and creates innovative local content that reflects and celebrates Austin through programs like Central Texas Gardener and Austin City Limits. With digital-first initiatives like Decibel and ATX Together, Austin PBS is committed to addressing community issues through first-person storytelling and meaningful dialogue. Leveraging the power of media across platforms and on the ground in the community, Austin PBS is also helping address critical needs in early education and advancing learning in Central Texas. Find out more at austinpbs.org