Abi Ishola

Contributing Producer

Abi Ishola is an Emmy® Award-nominated journalist who has written and produced for various platforms including ELLE.com, PBS, Ebony.com, CUNY TV, and more.  During her 14-year long career, she's covered extraordinary  people, communities, and events in New York City, DC, London, Paris, Nigeria, Ghana, and beyond. 
 
In 2017, ESSENCE Magazine named Abi among its Woke 100 Women for launching Beyond Classically Beautiful, an acclaimed photo series turned lifestyle brand that celebrates Black women who defy traditional beauty standards.

As a contributing producer for the Caucus Educaitonal Corporation, Abi works closely with the CEC team to book a variety of guests from the worlds of media, entertainment, the arts and more. 
 
Abi earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from The Fashion Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in Journalism from CUNY’s Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism.