FUSION TV today announced the launch of ‘THE FUSION FEED,’ a weekly look at what’s catching our attention, pissing us off, making us laugh, and stirring up friendly fights (or spirited debate) across our social feeds. The call-it-like-we-see-it weekly program will feature a diverse set of contributors who weigh in passionately on subjects ranging from politics to pop culture, and whatever else ‘the Millennials,’ as every non-Millennial would say, are talking about. With each episode, ‘THE FEED’ will arm viewers with a solid understanding of the issues of the day served up with an ethos of standing up, speaking out and pushing back. And, because we’re living in interesting (read: crazy) times, the show will bring it all together with the humor and empathy we need to maintain our collective cool.
Contributors to show will include Alaa Basatneh, Cleo Stiller, Kimberly Brooks, Miriti Murungi, Nando Vila, Natasha Del Toro, Nelufar Hedayat, Romina Puga, and Ryan Nerz as well as special reporting from FUSION news anchor Jorge Ramos. The show will also feature some of the most engaging stories from the writers, editors and video producers at Jezebel, FUSION.net, The Onion, The Root, Deadspin, Gizmodo, Lifehacker, Jalopnik, Kotaku, Clickhole, and The AV Club (aka some of the web’s most authentic brands, collectively known as the Fusion Media Group).
‘THE FUSION FEED’ will air Thursdays @ 9:30PM and re-air at 12:30AM on FUSION TV (channel listings).
ABOUT OUR CONTRIBUTORS
Alaa Basatneh is a human-rights activist and a reporter focusing on social justice issues including exposing Islamaphobia and building bridges with The Arab World. She is the protagonist of the 2013 documentary “#ChicagoGirl,” and now is based in Miami, FL.
Cleo Stiller is an award-winning lifestyle, sex, and health correspondent. She is the host and creator of the digital video series ‘Asking for a Friend,’ a show that gets at all the burning body, health and sexuality questions we’re all too afraid to ask. She also hosts ‘Sex. Right. Now.’ on FUSION TV.
Kimberly Brooks is a versatile correspondent who has covered stories across the world including controversial gold mining in Dominican Republic, the music and culture of Easter Island, and the legacy of Oprah Winfrey’s Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa (‘O Girls’). Kimberly also serves as the co-host of ‘Nightline on Fusion.’
Miriti Murungi is a correspondent and producer focusing on politics, race, and social justice. He has contributed to the network’s coverage of the 2014 and 2016 elections, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and contributed to FUSION’s Panama Papers investigation. Prior to joining FUSION in 2014, Miriti was an attorney in Washington, DC.
Nando Vila is a host and correspondent covering politics and other stories making headlines. He has hosted “The Soccer Gods”, a weekly roundup of the wild world of international soccer, and co-hosted “Midterm Mayhem” alongside Kal Penn, which was easily the silliest show about a midterm election in the history of television. Throughout the 2016 election he was a contributor for “AMERICA with Jorge Ramos” and was the executive producer of “The Naked Truth: Trumpland”, a documentary about a Trump supporters.
Natasha Del Toro is an award-winning investigative journalist who reports for FUSION’s investigative docu-series ‘The Naked Truth.’ Whether reporting on the Panama Papers, the mugshot industry or the US electoral system, she breaks down complex issues in an entertaining and engaging way. Her distinct voice is frank, pointed and occasionally snarky and her ultimate goal is to seek justice.
Nelufar Hedayat is an award-winning journalist with her own powerful story. Having fled war-torn Afghanistan as a child, Nel’s work has often focused on the cultural upheaval experienced by women, children and families in conflict-ridden societies. She recently hosted the FUSION docu-series ‘The Traffickers’ as well as reports ‘Standing Rock’ and ‘Death by Delivery’ for the network’s investigative series ‘The Naked Truth.’
Romina Puga is a pop culture reporter and producer. She is also the host of a daily pop news brief on FUSION TV that provides updates on new movies, music, apps, and why D’Angelo is still sexy. Romina has also contributed to various FUSION specials including ‘Blackout: 48 Hours at America’s #1 Party School,’ a report on college binge drinking.
Ryan Nerz is a journalist with varied interests and passions. He has covered a range of stories for FUSION from spending nearly a year visiting college campuses across the country to investigate the broad influence of the fraternity and sorority system to offering viewers an insider’s perspective on the mainstreaming of marijuana in the United States as host of ‘The Cannabusiness Report.’