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"Chicago Talent" is a Chicago online reality show that showcases the lives and endeavors of several Illinois artists and entrepreneurs. It is taking a new angle to the idea of creatives being successful in business.  As so many people envision LA or NYC with this subject, we want to make sure that Chicago is represented as well. It will show them at work, at play and even some emotional moments that occur behind the scenes of such hardworking, ambitious talents. What you normally wouldn’t see when browsing their social media, websites or even interviews, you will see on this show. The series’ first two seasons gained  over 80,000 views and received great reviews from several viewers and media outlets ! The first season being their test run, the cast and its producers were taking a leap of faith and were blessed with a great outcome. It is produced, edited and filmed by some of the same team who released  The Fresh Faces Project documentary , which gained over 30,000 v

About Our Executive Producer and Creator

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Calynn M. Lawrence, Miss World America Nation 2020  is the CEO of the  Calynn Communications & Creative corporation  (est 2020) that owns  Chicago Talent TV  (est 2018) and  The Fresh Faces Project  (est 2014). She is a 24-year-old, eleven-time award-winning entrepreneur in the Marketing Management and Editorial industries with heavy ties to the fashion, arts, and entertainment sector! She also is a college graduate with a degree in Business and Art ( Daley ), and certificate programs in Persuasive Communications - Public Speaking and Writing + Entrepreneurship - Focused In Emerging Economies ( Harvard Business School Online ), Marketing Management + Business Accounting ( Daley ) and Social Media Consulting + Fashion Business ( IAP College ). She got her start at 15 years old when she started a fashion blog and began a Retail Business/Fashion internship at the downtown Chicago Nordstrom Mall in 2011, where she stayed for 3 years until 2014. They taught her the ropes on all