Tuesday May 3, 2022
Mariya Palanjian interviews Kyra Kyles
Kyra Kyles is CEO of YR Media – an Oakland-based national nonprofit that provides creative resources and career opportunities to predominantly BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) youth in the areas of media, music and technology. Kyra is a 20-year veteran of the media industry and passionate advocate for youth voice.
As an expert in diversity and representation, she is helping to create pathways for young people to drive the national conversation and, ultimately, take their seat at the table as leaders in media, tech and creative industries.
Kyra has always placed a consistent emphasis on equity and representation, and holds an impressive track record of expanding young audiences and leading sustainable organizational growth.