About Connected with DJ IZ & Co-Host Cloie Wyatt Taylor
CONNECTED is a live stream weekly broadcast every Monday at 11AM PST from the Roland Studios in Burbank. This program is presented as a public service by RRFC (Recording Radio Film Connection & CASA Schools).
Each episode of “Connected” presents ten job opportunities (or as we like to call them, “Grind Opps”) in film, music, radio and the culinary arts. These job opportunities are available not only to Recording Radio Film Connection & CASA Schools’ students and graduates, but to anyone who has the required skill sets for these jobs. There is no charge for applying. To sign up for the “Connected” hangout click here.
Additionally, special guests (recent guests include DJ MAL-SKI and The Audibles) keep it real with insider tips on what it takes to make it in the business.
Connected is all about providing opportunities to today’s youth. Recently, two loyal Connected viewers were awarded full scholarships to the Film Connection and the Recording Connection.
About DJ IZ
DJ IZ is the host for “Connected.” He has been awarded 5 Grammy’s in music as well as numerous nominations as a songwriter and producer while selling over 40 million records.
DJ IZ has worked with Macy Gray, 4th Avenue Jones, Jimmy “Jam” Harris, Terry Lewis, Mya, Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliot, Gwen Stefani, Mariah Carey, Chaka Kahn and more.
For the last six years, DJ IZ has traveled the world with Usher as his full-time DJ, including a performance at President Obama’s inauguration in 2013. DJ IZ continuing involvement with the “Grammy in the Schools Program,” a high school career day workshop made him a natural to host “Connected.”
About Cloie Wyatt Taylor
From the rural suburbs of Maryland to the streets of New York City and beaches of Los Angeles, Cloie Wyatt Taylor is a country girl with a city soul. Getting her start in the dance world at the age of three, Cloie transitioned into television as a teenager- landing her first acting role on the hit soap, All My Children. After training with the Atlantic Theater Company and Collaborative Arts Project (CAP21) at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Cloie traveled to the Caribbean to work with some of the finest dance masters of Cuba- a journey that has inspired and influenced much of her creative spirit.
Relocating to Los Angeles in 2008, Cloie joined the post-graduate conservatory of Atlantic Theater Company where she has had the great fortune of working with famed Atlantic alums, David Mamet, William H. Macy, Clark Gregg, and Felicity Huffman.
Since that time, Cloie has appeared across stage and screen, some highlights including- How To Get Away with Murder, the role of “Maria” in Coeurage Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night, and the new NBC hit, Superstore. For more information on Cloie, follow her @alwayscloie on Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.
- Electronic musicians, DJs and beat-makers
- Runners and assistants
- Aspiring show hosts and more
- Get job tips on all the best jobs and career opportunities
- Get mentored and find out how to get and keep the best gigs in the music and film industry
- Get to know your favorite artists
- Hear industry success and horror stories from the legends inside the business
- Find out real tips to get hired at your dream job