Talaya Grimes is CEO of T Muse Media (www.tmusemedia.com). She has worked on productions for Discovery Channel (Production Coordinator/Cha-Ching Money Makers TV; National Geographic (Assoc. Producer) Educational Video; and Smithsonian Networks (Operations/Men Who Brought the Dawn & Dream Windows documentaries). She also has worked with independent filmmakers Jennifer Fox’s American Love Story (Outreach Producer) and Adrena Ifill’s documentary Congressman Robert Smalls(Associate Producer) both documentaries aired on PBS stations.
Currently she is working with clients to produce the short film “N.O.S.” on mental disorders, youth and strict religious upbringing for Third Person Omniscient Productions; the play “The Woman Who Would be King" a one-woman show written and performed by Esosa E. that chronicles the journey of Hatshepsut, the first female pharaoh of Egypt; and the documentary, TEACH for The Literacy Project, on Freedom Schools of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement; and development and research of new projects for Sutton Hoo Studios.
She is Chair and Secretary and Manager for the Creative Edge Collaborative, a film and digital media collaborative. She is a former Board Member of Women in Film International and Women in Film and Video of Washington, DC.
Talaya earned her B.A. in Government & Politics with a Spanish Minor from the University of Maryland in College Park and her M.A. in Media Studies from The New School University in New York City.