Zennie Abraham, Zennie62Media,Inc Founder And CEO
Zennie Abraham, Zennie62Media CEO, Oakland News Now Founding Vlogger
Zennie Abraham, the founder and CEO of Zennie62Media, Inc and Oakland News Now Founding Vlogger. He has worked to create an innovative multi-blog platform he calls The CNN of The 21st Century. Zennie’s background spans the history of Web 2.0, from building Oakland’s first blog, Oakland Focus, in 2004, to establishing Oakland’s first YouTube Partner Channel, Zennie62, in 2008, to attending the Twitter launch party and the Reddit Party welcoming Steve Huffman to San Francisco in 2007, and the history-making Vloggercon San Francisco in 2006, and the first TechCrunch Disrupt New York in 2010, covering CES Las Vegas since 2010.
Here’s Zennie interviewing Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf:
Here’s Zennie interviewing Oakland Mayor Elihu Harris:
Here’s Zennie interviewing Oakland A’s President Dave Kaval:
Here’s Zennie interviewing Oakland Lawyer John Burris:
Here’s Zennie covering the 2008 TechCrunch August Capital Party:
Here’s Zennie interviewing TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington in at the first TC Disrupt in 2010:
Here’s Zennie interviewing Chamillionaire at TC Disrupt 2011, San Francisco:
Zennie has also covered San Diego Comic Con since 2010. Here’s his interview with SDCC’s David Glanzer from the virtual event for 2020:
Zennie has covered the Night Of 100 Stars Oscars Party, and from 2010 to 2017. Here’s Zennie talking with the late actor Powers Boothe:
And Sean Young in 2010:
Zennie has also interviewed both Jim Kelly and John Saxon from Enter The Dragon, and talked to Mr. Kelly three times for his WonderCon coverage.
Zennie was also one of 128 bloggers to become the first ever to cover a Democratic National Convention: the historic 2008 event in Denver where then-Senator Barack Obama became the first African American to be named Democratic Nominee for President of The United States. With Obama’s win as President, and Zennie62’s pioneer status as user of “new media” platforms, he was on national television many times. In 2009, CoLours TV produced The Blog Report With Zennie62: the first TV show made only with YouTube videos. It ran from 2009 to 2011.
Here’s Zennie’s full background on the Zennie62Media website: open.