Zuri Hall is an Emmy Award-winning television personality, actress, producer, and business executive who naturally infuses all her projects with empathy, empowerment, and irresistible energy. An Ohio native turned Hollywood powerhouse, this Midwestern girl’s natural conversational style, and her desire to champion millennial women, has propelled her influential lifestyle brand to multiple media platforms with an active audience in the millions.
Zuri is a correspondent on the top-rated entertainment news outlet Access Hollywood where her effortless and compelling reporting about life, style, and pop culture has made her a go-to voice in the entertainment industry. When she’s not interviewing celebrities, she’s laughing with, and celebrating, women from all backgrounds on her popular Hot Happy Mess podcast in partnership with iHeartRadio’s Black Effect Podcast Network. And, as if she wasn’t busy enough, she is also a sideline reporter on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior, a notable actress, a moderator for high-profile speaking events, and a staple on red carpets everywhere. Her dynamic career has been featured in some of the most elite media outlets, including, but not limited to, Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Variety, Essence Magazine, Huffington Post, Glamour (South Africa), and GQ (South Africa).
Hall has embraced her worldwide platform to motivate other women to become more powerful and empathetic through self-care and -love, as well as making a strong social impact. At Access Hollywood, she is the face of a partnership with the Black & Missing Foundation. Each month via Zuri’s true crime reporting and in-person interviews, she highlights the case of a different missing person of color to amplify their stories and encourage viewer leads to help crack the cases. She also gave the NAACP keynote speech on the power of voting and personal economic empowerment at her hometown chapter's 2018 Freedom Fund banquet and participates in the Ad Council's “Know Your Girls” campaign to raise breast cancer awareness for Black women. Her passion for working with single mothers and underprivileged youth drives her volunteer time at local shelters and organizations, including Alexandria House. She even serves on Ohio State’s School of Communication Advisory Committee.
Her warm and witty relatability, and her positive and energetic outlook, have helped Zuri amass hundreds of thousands of followers across her social media platforms. On Youtube, her channel Hey Zuri Hall has millions of views and allows her to connect directly with the very women she wants to highlight through her work. Follow her on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and any place you can find @ZuriHall to watch her behind-the-scenes shenanigans, simple yet luxurious style, self-help and motivational advice, and learn why she believes every time is the perfect time to empower one another.
Notable Moments From Z.
• E! News Correspondent across all E! Entertainment platforms. Multiple Emmy Award nominations for her role in the “Outstanding Entertainment News Program”
• Co-host, NBC’s livestream of the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
• Host, multiple red carpets including the Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, SAG Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, and many more
• Roundtable panelist for Bravo’s Race in America Special
• Times Up and breast cancer awareness activist
• Co-host, What the Fashion on Snapchat Discover
• Creator, host, and co-producer, What’s Good with Zuri Hall – an E! News original series that celebrates and explores diversity in Hollywood
• Regular appearances on CNN, NBC, CBS, VH1, MTV/MTV2, and HLN
• Regional Emmy Award Winner for “Outstanding Host and Talent”
• Co-anchor, the evening news in Top 5 media market Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, earning a second Emmy nomination for her investigative reporting
• Studied improv at The Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC and has guest starred on The Morning Show (Apple), The Arrangement (E!), Nobodies (TV Land), and Hashtaggers (streaming)
• Two seasons as an in-game arena host for the NBA’s Indiana Pacers and served as the on-stage host of the Super Bowl Village for Super Bowl XLVI