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Michele Ghee Named Chairwoman of PlayersTV, Joined by WNBA Stars Alysha Clark and Chiney Ogwumike as Investor Owners

In a groundbreaking move, PlayersTV, the athlete-owned media network renowned for its dedication to lifestyle and culture, has appointed Michele Ghee as its first Chairwoman of the Board. Ghee, a seasoned veteran in the media and entertainment industry with a career spanning over three decades, brings her wealth of experience to lead PlayersTV into a new era of innovation and growth.

With a notable track record including roles at prominent media companies such as CNN and BET Networks, Ghee’s appointment marks a significant milestone for PlayersTV. As Chairwoman, she will steer the network’s strategic direction, focusing on engaging athlete fans globally and fostering diversity and inclusion within the media landscape.

“I’m honored to guide and direct this brilliant team of forward-thinking individuals to accelerate their growth,” said Ghee. “Deron, Collin, and the 70-plus athlete owners are more than passionate about sports; they are passionate about the human beings and the stories that transcend the game!”

Ghee’s dedication to empowering black voices is evident in her role as CEO and Co-founder of Expectant Media, further emphasizing her commitment to diversity and inclusion in the media industry.

Joining Ghee as investor owners are WNBA stars Alysha Clark and Chiney Ogwumike, both of whom bring their unique perspectives and passion for sports, lifestyle, and culture to PlayersTV. Chiney, a two-time WNBA All-Star and full-time Sports Broadcaster, expressed her excitement about the opportunity, stating, “I’m ready to take the reins of my narrative and leverage my voice to create compelling content that resonates with authenticity, meaning, and impact.”

Similarly, Alysha Clark, a three-time WNBA champion known for her talents both on and off the court, expressed her enthusiasm for joining PlayersTV as an investor and partner. “To know I am helping open the door for future generations while sharing stories on my show that are authentic and leave others feeling inspired is pretty freaking amazing,” said Clark.

Their contributions are expected to play a pivotal role in shaping PlayersTV’s programming and expanding its influence. Collin Castellaw, Co-Founder of PlayersTV, hailed Ghee’s appointment, stating, “Her passion, dedication, and tenacity is the perfect blend needed to help change the sports media industry forever.”

Deron Guidrey, Co-Founder of PlayersTV, added, “Their combined expertise and commitment to excellence will propel PlayersTV to new heights as we continue to redefine sports lifestyle and culture.”

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