Hosting + Event Recaps


Brooke Obie has hosted charity events as well as Media Matters for America’s online weekly wrap-up show The Big Picture. Brooke speaks on a wide range of topics, from Black culture, politics and policy to spirituality, health and wellness. To book Brooke for event hosting, public speaking, radio or television commentary contact her here.



OCTOBER 3, 2016


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Brooke Obie reading with Oh Bernice Reading Series

Brooke Obie read from her upcoming novel, Book of Addis, with the Oh, Bernice! Reading Series at the Astoria Bookshop on January 16, 2016.

Brooke Obie reads with The Unpublished Reading Series

Louie and Chan at 303 Broome Street, NY, NY.

On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m., Brooke Obie will be reading an excerpt from the first book of her Book of Addis novel series with The Unpublished Reading Series. Her action-packed historical-spec fiction is an epic tale of love, loss and the cost of liberation; you don’t want to miss it! Brooke is reading first, so don’t be late!

11270451_817160978379259_4437868993368211055_oREDEEMED WRITERS CONFERENCE: THE CALL AND THE PRACTICE, SEPTEMBER 19, 2015, 9:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. 1166 Avenue of the Americas, 16th floor

Join Christian writers and industry leaders for a day of professional and spiritual development hosted by the Redeemer Writers Group. Aspiring and accomplished authors, poets, journalists, playwrights, novelists, and wordsmiths of all sorts are welcome to embrace and hone their God-given gifts. Brooke Obie will be speaking on the panel: “The Call to Write” at 11 a.m. Get your $10 tickets here.



Brooke Obie will be reading from her upcoming novel, 'Book of Addis' on April 23 at Local 61 in Brooklyn

THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015 @ 7PM: Brooke Obie read from her upcoming novel Book of Addis with the reading series New Voices in the Boroughs: Brooklyn, at Local 61 (61 Bergen Street) in Brooklyn. Tickets are available here:


WEDNESDAY MARCH 18, 2015 @ 7PM: Brooke Obie read from her upcoming novel Book of Addis with the reading series New Voices in the Boroughs: The Bronx at the Andrew Freedman Mansion. Tickets are available here:


The Big Picture: hosted the weekly wrap-up show for the leading progressive media watch-dog organization Media Matters for America

Divinely Inspired Deborahs Debutante Ball: served as the MC of the Mount Olive Baptist Church’s first annual debutante ball.

How to Get Your Dream Job Before 30: Jack and Jill of America, Eastern Region     Teen Conference: led a panel discussion at the Marriott Wardman Hotel in Washington, D.C. on the 5 steps teens can take to make the most of their adolescent and college years and manifest their dreams before 30 years old.

Erin Peterson Fund’s 5th Annual Gospel Celebration of Life: hosted a charity Gospel concert to celebrate the life of slain Virginia Tech shooting victim Erin Peterson

Fashion for the Cure: hosted a breast cancer fashion show fundraiser.

radio appearances:

“B. Smith and Thank You Dan SiriusXM Radio Show” discussing my column, “The Spiritual Life: Dropping the Faith When Role Models Slip” 4/29/2013

“The Prayer Journey” Guideposts Radio Show, “The Great Escape” talking spiritual life travel to Alaska, episode 7/15/2015 (audio available here)

“The Prayer Journey” Guideposts Radio Show, “Power Outage” episode 1/7/2015 (audio available here)

“Real Life with Beth and Rob” (audio available here).

“The Agenda: Media Matters Radio Show with Ari Rabin-Havt”

“Divine Dialogue” online radio show discussing Sex, Christ, and the Church (audio available here). 

“The Washington Insider” radio show with LaToya Foster.

tv appearance:

Tamar & Vince, Season 2 Episode 4: “For the Record,” Aired 9/26/2013

Read Brooke’s full interview with Tamar Braxton on “The ‘Real’ Tamar Braxton [EXCLUSIVE]”

event recaps:

SELMA‘Selma’ and the Year of My Discontent

 story nicolas cage The Rapture Comes Early in ‘Left Behind’

Live The Life You Want Weekend How to Get ‘The Life You Want’ (Oprah’s “The Life You Want” Tour Recap)

taraji10 OCTOBER 2013 BROADWAY GREATS BRING AUGUST WILSON PLAYS TO LIFE (Phylicia Rashad, Taraji Henson interview)

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