Selly Thiam

Selly Thiam

Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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March 2023
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About Selly

Selly Thiam is a Senegalese- American journalist, filmmaker, radio producer and writer. She started her career reporting for National Public Radio in Chicago - this led to her becoming lead producer on the Storycorps Griot Initiative, which collected the stories of African-Americans from across the United States. Selly went on to work for PBS and the New York Times and was a Carnegie Fellow with the ABC News Investigative Unit. In 2006, she founded None on Record: Stories of Queer Africa, which collected and archived over 1000 first person narratives of LGBT Africans on the Continent and the Diaspora. Selly is the CEO and founder of AQ Studios, an African podcast company and is the Executive Producer and Host of the award winning AfroQueer podcast and other shows produced by AQ Studios.

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