With over 20 years of experience in media production and community-based leadership, Stephen Strickland, also known as “Strick,” is a fresh voice in the streaming world. For 13 years he was host of the widely popular 95.7 Gospel Jamz FM, a weekly program which aired on radio in Birmingham, Alabama. While there, he established a following that he now reaches virtually. Currently he is the Assistant Pastor and Media Director for New Rising Star Church. He is also the host of Strick City LIVE, a one-hour weekly lifestyle show on Thursday nights. In addition, he is the producer of the syndicated jazz radio program, “Block Party Radio”, which airs in over 20 markets.
Starting as a news anchor for the Arkansas Tech University TV station, Brant has spent 20 plus years in TV Broadcast and media production. Landing his first TV job as a Promotions Producer for UPN38 in Little Rock, Arkansas. From there helped launch FOX 16 News at 9 and was Head of Production for Equity Broadcast, which had serviced stations in 119 markets across the US. Brant and wife Heather Collins ran a successful Ad Agency/Video Production Company, Tonic Media, for over eight years. Brant currently serves as Marketing Director for a local Credit Union and has been LIVE streaming since 2006 and consistently trying to stay ahead of emerging technology. He is also a proud US Navy Submarine Veteran.
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