Media Clips from Various Appearances
Dec. 7 2020 || Dr. Tunisha Singleton at the Black Girl Hockey Club digital event on authentic engagement with the BIPOC community in youth hockey at all levels
View full BGHC event here:
November 11, 2020 || Geopolitics and Combat Sports panel with Dr. Tunisha Singleton and Karim Zidan, an investigative journalist covering sports & authoritarian regimes. His work reveals the symbiosis between fight promoters and autocrats, a relationship that deflects public scrutiny while enabling inequality and oppression.
July 17, 2020 || Dr. Tunisha Singleton during the Media Psychology Symposium speaking about sport as an essential service and the necessary social programming innovations to maintain fan engagement, community involvement and brand experiences during COVID. Additional info on introducing a framework for media and marketing management with The 3Es: Emotion, Engagement and Experience.
View the full panel during the Media Psychology Symposium #MediaPsy2020 below:
June 4, 2020 || Dr. Tunisha Singleton opening statement during Muhammad Ali virtual event. “How we should make sense of all this. Black culture is the fabric of sports and entertainment, but we’ve never been looked at as equal.” See full panel below.
June 18, 2020 || Opening statement on the first time she was called the N-word in the 5th grade, having only 4 Black teachers out of 22 years of formal education, and the importance of representation.
Full Virtual Panel: Race, Representation & Culture in Combat Sports and Pro Wrestling
This discussion tackles how race and multicultural identities have been represented in combat sports, offering everyone the opportunity to listen and learn from the experiences shared and dialogues created. Guests include UFC’s 1st Black female fighter Angela “Overkill” Hill, professional wrestling “The Urban Juggernaut” Sean Black, Janaka Lewis, professor of Literature and the Director of Women’s & Gender Studies at University of North Carolina Charlotte, and Louis Moore, associate Professor of History at Grand Valley State University, where he teaches African American History, Civil Rights, Sports History, and US History.
October 2016 || Digital Hollywood Presentation: Inside the Sports Experience – Virtual Fandomonium and Immersive Design
June 2017 || Snippet of Digital Hollywood Conference. Full panel discussion below; Tunisha Singleton discusses the importance of storytelling in VR and the efficacy of using VR to watch live sports and complete the fan experience with complementary content.
Full Digital Hollywood Panel on Immersive Entertainment
Full panel: Gender, Media & Combat Sports
Professional MMA fighters, writers, commentators and sports media professionals share personal stories and spark conversation on gender roles and biases in combat sports worldwide.
June 9, 2020 || Full Panel, Writing and Fighting with Andrew H.R. Smith, author of No Way but to Fight: George Foreman and the Business of Boxing
May 21, 2020 || Full Virtual Discussion; Combat Sports & Communication: The Interaction of Autism, Hearing Impairment & MMA.
Panelists: Alex Scaffidi (Social Services, Autism Behavior Specialist, Pandemic Responder, MMA Writer), Serena DeJesus (Invicta MMA fighter, Autism Advocate), Nancy Kidder (American University, Professor of Writing Studies) & Tunisha Singleton, PhD (Fielding Graduate University, Professor of Media Psychology, Media Consultant).
An open discussion on communication disabilities (i.e. autism, hearing impairment) and their intersection with combat sports.
May 14, 2020 || Full Panel Discussion with Ant Evans, former head of PR at UFC, Founder of Ultimate Insider